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Physician Cardiology - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
08/22/2017
2017-08-222017-09-20
Job Code:
1773210
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Physician Cardiology - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:725222)
Description

Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
 
Southwest Medical Associates 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)
 
Southwest Medical Associates has an exciting practice opportunity for a board-certified or board-eligible Cardiologist at our Las Vegas, Nevada clinic.  This is an employed practice position, 100% outpatient, no nights or weekends.
 
In this role, you will be responsible for the performance and application of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures related to cardiovascular disease.  You will work collaboratively with other cardiologists located in the same clinic, work in a fast paced, team-oriented environment and direct and provide patient care for a broad range of clinical presentations. As a leader of a multidisciplinary team, you will provide comprehensive, coordinated, and supportive care to patients and their families. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provides and administers all aspects of care, evaluation and management of the patient with cardiovascular disease
  • Reads, interprets and reports on all testing modalities in the SMA Cardiology department
  • Utilize skills and experience in pathogenesis, pathology, risk factors, natural history, diagnosis by history, physical examination and laboratory methods, medical and surgical management, complications and prevention of cardiovascular conditions, including coronary artery disease, hypertension, valvular heart disease, congenital heart disease, cardiac arrhythmias, heart failure, cardiomyopathy, involvement of the cardiovascular system by systemic disease, infective endocarditis, diseases of the great vessels and peripheral blood vessels, diseases of the pericardium, pulmonary heart disease, the interaction of pregnancy and cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular complications of chronic renal failure, traumatic heart disease and cardiac tumors
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 base salary, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability, matching 401K, relocation costs, three weeks paid vacation, one week paid CME with $3500 allowance, and eight paid holidays. Differential for supervision of extenders.

Job Physicians
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 2
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