UNLV FNP & Touro University PA Immersion Program

UNLV FNP & Touro University PA Immersion Program

UnitedHealth Group | Las Vegas, NV, 89102, US

Posted 24 days ago

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Southwest Medical (part of the OptumCare Network) is a vital and expanding part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of companies. We're a highly successful multispecialty medical practice group that's the career home of more than 340 providers. We're serving over 320,000 patients annually through 20+ health care centers that include six urgent care centers and two state of the art outpatient surgery centers. Headquartered in Las Vegas, we have over 40 years of experience and provide a wide spectrum of care including specialties: Cardio, Gastro, PM, Podiatry, Wound Care, Neurology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, and Anesthesiology as well as innovative programs such as Women's health Breast Care Program, Congestive Heart Programs and Total HomeCare. Get to know us and you'll discover why this could be an opportunity to do **your life's best work.(sm)**

Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is interviewing for Advance Practice Clinicians for our Clinical Immersion Program.

This competitive immersion program is an unpaid internship that will support the fulfillment of your clinical rotations within your defined clinical program and is open to Physician Assistant Students from Touro University in Henderson, NV. This immersion program is designed to support clinical rotations throughout our multispecialty clinics, while experiencing population health and value-based care in a primary care setting.

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:**

+ Active enrollment in the Touro University PA Program

+ Two letters of recommendation from a prior clinical employer, program director, or program leader within the APC program of study

+ Located in the Las Vegas metro area, or willing to self-relocate for the duration of clinical rotations necessary

+ Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

**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)**

_To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment._

**Nevada Residents Only** : Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

_Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare and its affiliated medical practices are 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 and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment._