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Physician, Rheumatology - Las Vegas, NV

Employer
Optum
Location
Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted Date
Feb 17, 2024
Reference
2102060

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Specialty
Rheumatology
Position Type
Permanent

Job Details

xxxx Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates! Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, 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, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area. Position in this function will provide Rheumatology patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. You will enjoy working with our employees who 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. Primary Responsibilities:
  • Use scientific knowledge, the scientific method of problem solving, evidence-based decision making to evaluate and treat diseases of joints, muscle, bones and tendons
  • Diagnose and treat arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries and 'collagen' diseases
  • Use injection skills for medication administration, specialty based skills for rheumatology
We offer an attractive base salary, sign on bonus, 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.

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.
  • Medical Licensure in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Must be board certified or board eligible in specialty
  • Completed residency/fellowship program
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $234,900 to $312,200. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $234,900 to $312,200 . Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives. **PLEASE NOTE** The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

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.

Company

As the largest network of medical groups in the country, Optum serves patients from coast to coast. Our more than 80,000 aligned physicians and advanced practice clinicians are working together to improve health care through:

Caring: We provide stability, flexibility and other resources that help you be your best.

Connecting: Harness the power of our national reach to make an impact on your community. Collaborate with our expansive network of fellow clinicians to discover new ways to deliver care.

Growing together: Get the resources you need to better serve your patients — and your career. No matter what direction you want, your career path at Optum is limitless.

Optum is a truly remarkable place to practice medicine.

Join the thousands of physicians who are
Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Learn more at WorkAtOptum.com/Providers

 

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