Physician, Pulmonary - Las Vegas, Nevada

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted
Aug 20, 2019
Closes
Aug 19, 2020
Ref
2001764
Specialty
Pulmonary Disease
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Advertisement
UnitedHealth Group is an innovative leader in the health and well-being industry, serving more than 55 million Americans. Through our family of companies, we contribute outstanding clinical insight with consumer-friendly services and advanced technology to help people achieve optimal health.OptumCare Lung and Allergy Care is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work. (sm)

OptumCare Lung and Allergy Care has an exciting practice opportunity for a board-certified or board-eligible Pulmonologist at one of our Las Vegas, Nevada clinics. This is an employed practice position.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of pulmonary related health problems
  • Compliance with all coding and documentation requirements
  • Practice evidence based medicine
  • See patients primarily in outpatient setting with some inpatient responsibilities. Inpatient responsibilities will include consultation and follow-up of clinic patients. Limited ICU exposure is anticipated
  • Outpatient practice involves managing patients with the usual respiratory diseases and sleep disorders. PFT's will be performed in the outpatient clinic under the supervision of Pulmonologist
  • Providing night and weekend coverage will depend on the number of physicians in the Pulmonary Department
  • Developing protocols for the management of Pulmonary Diseases
  • Working alongside a board certified Allergist within the practice
Required Qualifications:
  • Board certified/Board eligible M.D. or D.O. in Specialty
  • Active and unrestricted medical license in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • DEA License or ability to obtain
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience
  • Sleep medicine certification preferred, but is not required
  • Scientific knowledge, scientific method of problem solving, evidence-based decision making, understands and treats diseases of the pulmonary system
  • Maintenance of privileges with no restrictions at hospital where procedures will be performed

We offer patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Our employees work with professionalism, as manifested through a commitment to carrying out professional responsibilities, adherence to ethical principles, and sensitivity to a diverse patient population.

We run a systems-based practice, as manifested by actions that demonstrate an awareness of and responsiveness to the larger context and system of health care and the ability to effectively call on system resources to provide care that is of optimal value.

We offer an attractive compensation package, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package; including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability malpractice insurance, matching 401K, twenty days paid vacation, 5 days paid CME with $4500 allowance. Differential for supervision of extenders.

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, 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. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work. (sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Pulmonologist, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Disease Physician, Sleep Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV

Advertisement

Apply for Physician, Pulmonary - Las Vegas, Nevada

Already uploaded your resume? Sign in to apply instantly

Apply

Upload from your computer

Or import from cloud storage

Your Resume must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, .rtf, and no bigger than 1Mb


4000 characters left

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named recruiter, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on JAMA Career Center you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please email us.

Advertisement