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Nurse Practitioner PA Convenient Urgent Care - $15K Sign On Bonus for

Posted on Aug 15, 2019 by UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV 89105
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

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)

Southwest Medical Associates (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.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Rapidly formulate a differential diagnosis from assessments conducted within the clinic setting
  • Develop and implement treatment plans for patients that are impaneled or walk-in patients
  • Develop and actualize plans for patients in the retail setting
  • Provide guidance to support personnel towards treatment plans and care issues
  • Document treatment plans in the medical record
  • Document collaborative guidance from the physician as needed
  • Coordinate care with the patients
  • Care for patients from 18 months and older

Required Qualifications:
  • NP Certification in Adult, Family or Geriatrics or PA Certification or ability to obtain
  • Active unrestricted License in the State where this position is based, or ability to obtain under NP / PA certification and licensing
  • 6+ months of NP/PA experience, or completed SWM clinical rotation or will consider other transferrable clinical experience in lieu of rotation/experience
  • DEA License or ability to obtain
  • Basic technical proficiency in the use of computer programs for medical records or Internet search for clinical practice
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Clinical experience in retail care or urgent care setting
  • Knowledge of mental health issues
  • Familiarity with Medicare and ICD-10 coding

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)

**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: Urgent Care, retail clinic, nurse practitioner, NP, physician assistant, PA, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Reference: 745818608