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Physician Resident Pathway Program - Urgent Care - Las Vegas, NV

Company: Optum
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Urgent Care opening in Las Vegas, Nevada. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe

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As a part of the OptumCare network, Southwest Medical is seeking for a PGY3 Family Medicine Resident (2nd year going into 3rd year) to join our Urgent Care Pathway Program.

We are transforming healthcare nationally while providing Physician-led care locally.

Position Highlights:


  • This is a temporary role intended for 3rd year physician residents, interested in pursuing a full-time role with our group following completion of residency
  • OptumCare will educate and prepare Physicians for next generation population health models in a top-notch patient and provider setting
  • The customized program will be completed at OptumCare facilities with deep exposure to urgent care within a team-based practice environment that will require a commitment of 18 hours per week


    Compensation:


    • Physician Resident will receive an adjusted annual salary and sign-on bonus


      What makes an OptumCare organization different?


      • Providers are supported to practice at the peak for their license
      • As one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organization in the country, SMA consistently delivers clinical outcomes that meet or exceed national standards
      • We promote a culture of clinical innovation and transformation
      • We are a top performer of the Quadruple Aim initiative in Southern Nevada
      • We are influencing change on a national scale while still maintaining the culture and community or our local organization


        About Southwest Medical:


        • For more than 40 years, Southwest Medical has been serving southern Nevada with patient-centered care. Today, we have 350 providers in 30 state-of-the-art locations.
        • Southwest Medical is part of OptumCareTM, one of the UnitedHealth Group's families of businesses. We bring together great minds and advanced ideas on how health care can reach its fullest potential. Our coordinated care model gives you more chances to collaborate with your team and spend more time with your patients.


          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.
          • Transitioning into their 3rd year of residency or early into their 3rd year
          • If in state, must be available to commit to 18 hours a week at one of our Urgent Care facilities in Southern Nevada
          • If out of state, must be interested in relocating to Southern Nevada following residency, and commit to 18 hours a week via phone, Web-ex, or on-line training modules
          • 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


            Preferred Qualification:


            • Local physician resident in Southern Nevada



              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.


              The OptumCare Story:
              At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 14 million people through more than 38,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers hospitals, and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more about our journey here.

              Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

              Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $33,280 to $39,900. 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.

              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 its 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 provided by the medical practices of any of their physicians.


              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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