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Physician, Geriatrics - $50K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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735968 Physician Geriatrics 50K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates Las Vegas NV

Physician, Geriatrics - $50K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas, NV (735968)

Position Description

This is an employed practice position with Southwest Medical, Nevada's largest multispecialty group. 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, $50,000.00 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.
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  • 300+ days of sunshine, annual average temperature of 70 degrees, beautiful desert flowers and red rock canyons
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The SMA Geriatrician for the SNF program will work with SNF physicians and NPs in the management of patients in our network SNF facilities. This position will be responsible for optimizing the quality of clinical care, managing utilization and interfacing with the other clinical programs offered by SM and Optum.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Direct clinical care of SNF patients
  • Provide education to other SM physicians regarding the role of the SNF in the continuum
  • Educate and interact with case management staff regarding the proper utilization of the SNF network
  • Participate on SM committees
  • Participate in problem solving, improving interdepartmental communication and staff training
  • Provide clinical and strategic leadership on national committees and task forces
Required Qualifications:
  • M.D. or D.O.
  • Completion of a residency program and/or fellowship training
  • Board certified or board eligible in specialty
  • Active Nevada medical license or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior geriatric experience is preferred.
  • Medical knowledge about established and evolving biomedical, clinical, epidemiological and social behavioral sciences and application of this knowledge to patient care
  • Interpersonal and communication skills that result in effective information exchange and collaboration with patients, their families and other health professionals
  • Possession of or acquisition of sufficient computer skills to effectively utilize Electronic Medical Records
  • Practice-based learning and improvement that involves investigation and evaluation of their own patient care, appraisal and assimilation of scientific evidence and improvements in patient care
Southwest Medical  is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, consisting of over 300 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. SM offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SM is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
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.
Job Keywords: Physician, Hospitalist, geriatric, internal medicine, family medicine, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number735968
  • Job TitlePhysician, Geriatrics - $50K Sign On Bonus for External Candidates - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyHealthcare Delivery
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelDirector
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusExempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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