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UnitedHealth Group Per Diem Urgent Care Physician - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

At OptumCare, we share what might be a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at OptumCare is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can-do culture—we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life’s best work.(sm)

As a part of our continued growth, we are searching for a Per-Diem Urgent Care Physician (FM, IM, or EM) to join our team in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Our On-Demand Care Department is the largest, most-comprehensive in Nevada for outpatient episodic care, with a quarter million visits annually. The department includes six urgent cares offering a full spectrum of services, with on-site laboratory, radiology (which includes CT and ultrasound), observation unit and infusion center. Our practice is nearly paperless, with electronic health records, digital radiology, electronic prescriptions, and e-visits. The practice encompasses the full scope of urgent care and is evidence-based, and protocol driven. Our department also includes a robust telemedicine practice.

Position Highlights:

  • Per Diem Providers will work between 4 – 8 shifts a month

  • Available shifts include days, evenings, nights, and weekends

  • Must be flexible to cover at various SMA Urgent Care Locations

  • As a per diem employee, you will be covered for malpractice insurance provided by the organization

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, Optum 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 organizations

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine

  • 2+ year experience working as a Physician in an emergency or urgent care setting

  • Comfortable and experienced in treating high acuity patients (i.e. CHF, atrial fibrillation, chest pain, etc.)

  • An unrestricted DEA and Controlled Substance License (or ability to obtain prior to start)

  • Ability to cover at other facilities if needed

For more than 40 years, Southwest Medical has been serving southern Nevada with patient-centered care. SMA 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, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

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.

We welcome and encourage our local Providers to join our growing organization.

*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.

Job Keywords: Per Diem, Urgent Care, Physician, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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