Primary Care Physician
COMPETITIVE SALARY & BENEFITS PACKAGE
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.
Responsible for performing professional primary care physician services. Establishes and maintains relationships with patients; participates in a call schedule; provides outstanding customer service
Graduation from an accredited school of medicine in the area of family medicine/primary care, pediatrics or internal medicine.
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 or Board Eligible as an American Board of Family Medicine Physician
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements
Principles and practices of medical care; adult and pediatric care, equipment, supplies and practices; infectious diseases and infection control practices; federal, state, local and accreditation laws, regulations, standards and trends in the field of medicine; related outside agencies, their services, roles and responsibilities to contact them to appropriate needed information for patient referrals; quality assurance and performance improvement principles and methods; peer review process; 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.
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.