Urgent Care Physician - Las Vegas, NV

Employer
UnitedHealth Group
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted
Sep 18, 2020
Closes
Sep 18, 2021
Ref
2055619
Specialty
Emergency Medicine
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent
Southwest Medical Associates(SMA), an Optum company, is Nevada’s largest multi-specialty practice, with over 350 physicians and advanced practice clinicians.  Our facilities include 22 medical offices, with 13 urgent cares and retail clinics, two lifestyle centers catering to seniors and two outpatient surgery centers.  The practice is fully integrated and includes home health, complex disease management, pharmacy services, medical management and palliative care.  SMA is actively engaged in population health management, with an emphasis on outcomes, and offers patients compassionate, innovative and high-quality care throughout Nevada.  SMA is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. Our On-Demand Care Department is the largest, most-comprehensive in Nevada for outpatient episodic care, with a quarter million visits annually.  The department includes six urgent cares and seven retail clinics, offering a full-spectrum of services, with on-site laboratory, radiology (which includes CT and ultrasound), observation unit and infusion center.  Our practice is nearly paperless, with electronic health records, digital radiology, electronic prescriptions and e-visits.  The practice encompasses the full scope of urgent care and is evidence-based and protocol driven.  Our department also includes a robust telemedicine practice, with nearly 15,000 virtual consultations since 2014. The schedule is equitable and flexible, with ample time off.  Providers work primarily 4-10 hour shifts a week, with some weekend, night and holiday shifts distributed evenly among the staff.  Additional shifts, which are paid at a premium rate, are also available.  The schedule is ideal for those who desire an alternative work schedule and who do not wish to conform to a traditional five-day work week.  Our total compensation is extremely competitive, with incentive bonuses and a rich benefits package. You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:
  • M.D. or D.O., appropriate residency/fellowship training in his/her specialty
  • Must have completed an ACGME accredited residency, must be board certified or Board Eligible (ABMS or ABOS) in his/her specialty
  • Active medical license in Nevada or ability to obtain                  
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to read, write, and clearly speak English, bilingual skills a plus
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and computer skills
  • 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: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

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

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