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Southwest Medical (affiliate of UHG)

Las Vegas, Nevada

Full Time


Southwest Medical 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.  Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Southwest Medical is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella. 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 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. 

In this role, you will coordinate and manage the outpatient care of patients with chronic respiratory disease, including asthma, emphysema, COPD, tuberculosis, lung cancer, and many other disorders.  Pulmonary function tests, lung volume testing, and diffusion capacity testing will be performed in this outpatient clinic under the supervision of the pulmonologist.  This provider will also perform outpatient procedures such as biopsies and bronchoscopies.  

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 five days per week on an outpatient basis, up to approximately 20 patients per day

  • Perform outpatient procedures in an outpatient hospital setting


To be considered for this position, applicants need to meet the qualifications listed in this posting.

 Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years clinical experience is required

  • 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:

  • 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 base salary, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability, matching 401K, relocation costs, three weeks paid vacation, one week paid CME with $3500 allowance, and eight paid holidays. Differential for supervision of extenders.

Careers with Us. 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)
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.


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