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 part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere. We seek AANC Adult or Family Nurse Practitioners or NCCPA Physician Assistants to join our Lifestyle Center team. As an NP-PA within our Senior Center you will travel to medical offices and conduct physician assessments on seniors and evaluate their level of wellness. You will also have an important role in educating senior patients on preventive measures to keep them healthy. Work schedules are M-F with no weekend. Las Vegas offers the best in entertainment and cultural options, in addition to being an affordable metropolitan area in which to live. Also, Nevada has no state income tax. Warm weather, 300-plus days of sunshine, championship golf, hiking, skiing, five-star restaurants, endless attractions and entertainment choices are reasons Las Vegas is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States.
Required Qualifications:Advanced Nurse Practitioner Certification in Primary Care, Geriatric, Adult or Physician Assistant certification Active APRN or PA-C unrestricted License in Nevada, or ability to obtain 1+ years of documented clinical practice experience either in primary care, retail, emergency medicine or urgent care settings, or new Geriatric Nurse Practitioner graduate Ability to communicate with patients, primary care team members and management staff Ability to make care decisions based on best medical practices without direct supervision or guidance by a physician Basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or internet search for clinical practice Advanced assessment and treatment plan implementation skillsPreferred Qualifications: Geriatric care experience Knowledge of mental health issues Familiarity with Medicare and ICD-9 coding DEA License OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system. OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance. At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined. 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: Physician Assistant, Nurse Practitioner, NP, PA, primary care, adult medicine, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, Per Diem
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.