Family Medicine Core Faculty Teaching Attending Physician - Las Vegas, NV

Position Description

Optumcare Nevada is a multi-specialty group of Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, fourteen clinical locations including nine health care centers, five urgent care clinics and an outpatient surgery center. Optumcare Nevada offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Optumcare Nevada is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Optumcare Nevada is now part of Optum, part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

SMA part of Optum Care is seeking a dynamic board certified family medicine physician with experience in graduate medical education to join the VHS FM Residency as a full time "Core Faculty Physician" in the family medicine ambulatory continuity clinic. Candidate must have a passion for providing clinical and educational guidance through resident oversight and didactic offerings as well as maintain active scholarship in concordance with ACGME requirements. Candidate must be proficient in basic outpatient procedures. Physician will spend 60% of his or her time devoted to the residency and 40% of time maintaining a patient population of his or her own within the family medicine continuity clinic on the fourth floor of our Oakey and Decatur office building. Patient care is outpatient based though hospital credentialing is required and provided for teaching faculty. Faculty member will contribute to the growth and expansion of a primary care curriculum within a culture focused on innovation, compassionate relationships, integrity and excellence in performance maintaining the quadruple aim with the support of a diverse energetic and well trained team of medical assistants and an LPN supervisor and state of the art technological support.

The VHS FM residency is currently in its inaugural year and is an innovative collaboration between VHS, Roseman University, and Optum Care NV. This position offers a privileged opportunity of leadership as part of the growth of a novel and unique training program in an underserved area. Candidate should be flexible and adaptable to a new program and the innovation and challenges entailed.

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:

  • Maintain current knowledge of and compliance with ACGME Institutional and Program Requirements - www.acgme.org
  • Maintain accurate and complete program files in compliance with institutional records retention policies
  • Ensure that residents comply with periodic survey by ACGME (ACGME Resident Survey)
  • Must be Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • Have previous leadership / administrative experience
  • Be willing to combine Clinical/Administrative and Diagnostic (teaching) Responsibilities (50/50)
  • Have strong administrative and team building skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must have participation as an active faculty member in an ACGME-accredited family medicine residency program and graduate medical education administrative experience
  • Experience: Minimum 2 years faculty
  • License to practice without restriction by the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners or ability to obtain NV license


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 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 by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Family Medicine, Teaching, Core Faculty, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada


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