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Physician Rheumatology

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Company: UnitedHealth Group

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Date Posted: October 22, 2014

Source: UnitedHealth Group

Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. 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.

In this position you 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 ...
Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 200 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. 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.

In this position you 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

You will use your scientific knowledge, the scientific method of problem solving, evidence-based decision making to evaluate and treat diseases of joints, muscle, bones and tendons. You will diagnose and treat arthritis, back pain, muscle strains, common athletic injuries and 'collagen' diseases. You will use your 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.

Requirements

Residency and fellowship trained, board certified or board eligible (required); active unrestricted Medical license,3 year internal medicine residency plus 2 year rheumatology fellowship, both at ACGME accredited programs

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: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

Key words:  Rheumatologist, Rheumatology, Physician, Las Vegas, Nevada
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