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Las Vegas, NV

Inpatient and outpatient

Job Highlights

  • Top pick in specialty
  • [Optum Cancer Care][1] is seeking a Medical Oncologist for our new multi-specialty Hematology and Oncology division located in Las Vegas, NV, to be clinically active while helping to shape the future of integrated cancer care. This is an outstanding opportunity for a physician who wants to remain clinically active while helping to shape the future of cancer care in Southern Nevada.

    It’s time to lead. To innovate. To focus on patients. We’re doing it at eight cancer care locations in Las Vegas, including our new 55,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Cancer Center. Our focus also includes building academic affiliation with medical schools and developing new programs for clinical and pharmaceutical trials. For 47 years, we’ve empowered physicians to do their best work in Southern Nevada. Because with the right commitment, we can do wonders.

    [Meet Our Team][2]


    Optum is a family of nearly 90,000 employed or affiliated physicians and another 40,000 advanced practice clinicians and 2,200 clinics across the country.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Treating and managing patients according to standard, usual, and customary methods, and techniques.
      • Provides understanding of diagnosis, treatment, therapy, and management of patients according to current standards of care utilizing best practice recommendations.
      • Counsels and educates patients and families.
      • Maintains accurate, complete, concise, and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.
      • Communicates effectively and respectfully with physicians, other health professionals, and staff.
      • Coordinates care with multidisciplinary team members.
      • Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent, and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
      • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
      • Maintains effectiveness throughout changing circumstances. Is flexible, resilient, and change oriented.
      • Participates in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees, and workgroups as necessary.

    Position Highlights:

    Average outpatient volume is 12-22 per day

    Call shared among the Oncologists: 1 week at a time

    20-24 patients per day average

    Epic EMR

    Required Qualifications:

    • M.D. or D.O. degree
      • Completion of an Internal Medicine Residency & Hematology / Oncology Fellowship program
      • Board Certified / Board Eligible in Specialty
      • Unrestricted license to practice in Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment
      • DEA License or ability to obtain prior to employment
      • Maintain BLS certification

    Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $367,611 to $610,124 per year. Salary Range is defined as total cash compensation at target. The actual range and pay mix of base and bonus is variable based upon experience and metric achievement. 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.

    [1]: https://optum-cancer.com/cancers-we-treat [2]: https://optum-cancer.com/providers [3]: https://optum-cancer.com/locations

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    Posted April 14, 2024

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