UnitedHealth Group Physician, Pulmonary - Las Vegas, Nevada in Las Vegas, Nevada

OptumCare Lung and Allergy Care is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

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OptumCare Lung and Allergy Care has an exciting practice opportunity for a board-certified or board-eligible Pulmonologist at one of our Las Vegas, Nevada clinics. This is an employed practice position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide care that is compassionate, appropriate, and effective for the treatment of pulmonary related health problems

  • Compliance with all coding and documentation requirements

  • Practice evidence based medicine

  • See patients primarily in outpatient setting with some inpatient responsibilities. Inpatient responsibilities will include consultation and follow-up of clinic patients. Limited ICU exposure is anticipated

  • Outpatient practice involves managing patients with the usual respiratory diseases and sleep disorders. PFT’s will be performed in the outpatient clinic under the supervision of Pulmonologist

  • Providing night and weekend coverage will depend on the number of physiciansin the Pulmonary Department

  • Developing protocols for the management of Pulmonary Diseases

  • Working alongside a board certified Allergist within the practice

Required Qualifications:

  • Board certified/Board eligible M.D. or D.O.in Specialty

  • Active and unrestricted medical license in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment

  • DEA License or ability to obtain

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years clinical experience

  • Sleep medicine certification preferred, but is not required

  • Scientific knowledge, scientific method of problem solving, evidence-based decision making, understands and treats diseases of the pulmonary system

  • Maintenance of privileges with no restrictions at hospital where procedures will be performed

We offer patient care that is compassionate, appropriate and effective for the treatment of health problems and the promotion of health. Our employees 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.

We offer an attractive compensation package, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package; including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability malpractice insurance, matching 401K, twenty days paid vacation, 5 days paid CME with $4500 allowance. Differential for supervision of extenders.

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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: Pulmonologist, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Disease Physician, Sleep Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV