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Associate Medical Director, Skilled Nursing Facility - Las Vegas, NV

Company: Optum
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

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SMA seeks an experienced physician with a strong leadership background, to join its team of SNF physicians and NPs in Skilled Nursing Facility program. A member of the Optum family (a subsidiary of UnitedHealth Group), SMA is a large integrated physician group that, along with Optum, provides its members with the continuum of health care services, including, but not limited to, primary care, specialty physicians, hospitalists, home health, palliative care and hospice.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct clinical care of SNF patients (This position is 70 percent clinical and 30 percent administrative)
  • Provide guidance and direction to SMA SNF physicians and NPs regarding all aspects of medical care and multilevel transitions of care
  • Responsible for leading the team for optimizing quality of clinical care, managing utilization and interfacing with the other clinical programs offered by SMA and Optum
  • Act as a liaison with the SNF facilities and develop relationships with the facility administration and staff
  • Educate and interact with case management staff regarding proper utilization of the SNF network and transition of care
  • Analyze utilization data to identify trends and opportunities for process improvement
  • Align SNF initiatives to support overall regional and corporate goals
  • Design and build innovative programs that maximizes recovery and prevents unnecessary re-hospitalization
  • Establish professional relationship with network providers, SMA hospitalists, SMA primary care
  • Ensure continued growth and expansion of SMA SNF program
  • Participate in problem solving, improving interdepartmental communication and staff training
  • Provide clinical and strategic leadership on national committees and task forces

    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:

    • Active unrestricted medical license
    • Board Certification in FP or IM; geriatric qualifications a plus
    • 5+ years of clinical practice experience post residency
    • Solid belief in EBM and familiarity with current medical issues and practices
    • Data analysis and interpretation skills
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Supervisory skills, including clinical mentoring and coaching expertise
      • Understanding of managed care principles
      • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
      • Team player and strong teambuilding skills
      • Creative problem solving skills

        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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.

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        OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

        Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $210k-$325K. 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.

        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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