Staff Physician - Wellness Center

Staff Physician - Wellness Center

UMC Southern Nevada | Las Vegas, NV, 89134, US
Salary Range:$155,000 – $242,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 12 days ago

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Position Summary



GRANT-FUNDED POSITION -The length of employment in a grant position is subject to the continuance of grant funds, and may be terminated without the right of appeal when such funds are no longer available.

As an academic medical center with a rich history of providing life-saving treatment in Southern Nevada, UMC serves as the anchor hospital of the Las Vegas Medical District, offering Nevada's highest level of care to promote successful medical outcomes for patients.

We are home to Nevada's ONLY Level I Trauma Center, Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, Burn Care Center, and Transplant Center. We are a Pathway Designated facility by ANCC, and we are on our journey to Magnet status.

Position Summary:

Responsible for performing professional physician services and for performing required administrative duties.

Job Requirement


Graduation from an accredited school of medicine. Some positions may require two (2) years of clinical practice experience.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

Valid License by State of Nevada to practice medicine. State of Nevada Pharmacy Board License to Prescribe Medications and DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate. Some positions may require one or more of the following certifications: Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) from the American Heart Association (AHA).

Additional and/or Preferred Position Requirements

* Board Certified/ Eligible in Internal Medicine
* Board Certified/ Eligible in Infectious Disease
* Minimum of two (2) years post-fellowship work experience
* Experience providing both HIV care and Hepatitis C treatments.
* Credentialed in HIV through AAHIVM ( American Academy of HIV Medicine)

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:

Adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations and standards; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; principles and practices of medical care; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; department and hospital safety practices and procedures; patient rights; infection control policies and procedures; handling, storage, use and disposal of hazardous materials; department and hospital emergency response policies and procedures; age-specific patient care practices.

Skill in:

Effective provision of medical care; assessing and improving the effectiveness and efficiency of medical care provided through the use of hospital QI program; ensuring that services are appropriate for meeting patient's medical, social and emotional needs, consistent with sound health care resource allocation practices; developing goals, objectives, policies and procedures; applying leadership techniques; multi-tasking and making effective decisions under stress and emergency circumstances; developing care plans; effective verbal and written communication as well as effective listening; solving problems; using computers and related software applications; communicating with a wide variety people from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with all personnel contacted in the course of duties; efficient, effective and safe use of equipment.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard equipment, stamina to remain seated and maintain concentration for extended periods of time; vision to read printed materials and a VDT screen; hearing and speech to communicate effectively in-person and over the telephone. Strength and agility to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this classification.