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Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgeon

Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

Posted: Sep 21, 2023 Optum - Healthcare Partners
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Job Number: R0084782
Contact Name: Sharlein Smith
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Facility: Optum Care
Location: Beaumont, California
Degree: MD or DO
Years Partnership: N/A
Board Status: BC/BE
Fellowship Required: Yes
Beginning Comp.: Negotiable
Potential Comp.: Negotiable
Perm/Locum: Perm ASAP
Workload: Full Time
Position Type:
  • Multi-Specialty
Date Posted: 09/21/2023
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Job Number: R0084782
Contact Name: Sharlein Smith
Company: Optum - Healthcare Partners
Agency: No
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Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgeon
Specialty: Orthopedic Surgery

Optum is looking for a full-time Adult Reconstruction Orthopaedic Surgeon to join our team in Beaumont, CA & Sundance, CA. The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs.

Optum offers competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care while seeing a lower than average census. We provide our clinicians an excellent benefits package that includes leadership pathways, CME reimbursement, paid license renewals, and many other benefits, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, Optum is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details

  • The candidate will perform surgeries, primarily but not limited to hip and knee replacements at designated locations in Redlands, CA and Sundance, CA
  • Hours may vary depending on the case load
  • Outpatient Clinic – 8am to 5pm, Mon-Fri, 24 patients per day
  • Operating Room – 730am to 3pm or 5pm, 3 to 4 joint replacements per day
  • Includes rounding at both San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital and Redlands Community Hospital 1 to 2 days/week
  • Patient Census – mostly adults, occasional peds but on a case-by-case basis
  • Payor mix - 85% managed care; 15% FFS/PPO & Medicare
  • Weekend call coverage required
  • New grad Fellows are welcome to apply!


  • Unrestricted California State Medical License
  • Candidates without a California State Medical License will be considered; however, the licensing process takes ~6 months
  • Current California DEA certificate required to start
  • BC/BE as an Orthopedic Surgeon by ABOS
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.


  • Fellowship trained in joint replacement
  • 5 or more years of previous experience desired in joint replacement

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Optum is a physician-led, close-knit team that has been long-respected in Southern California. We are passionate about patients. We are leading the state of California toward better healthcare practices. And we are looking for amazing doctors like you.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you’ll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. (SM)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.