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Chief of Urology - Las Vegas, NV - 935135

Las Vegas, NV 89101
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    935135

Urology Specialists of Nevada (USONV), part of OptumCare, has 13 providers and four convenient locations. The practice has been serving Southern Nevada since 1996 and is committed to providing the highest quality and most advanced and comprehensive care to its patients.

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The Chief of Urology will lead and oversee medical strategy and medical policy. The position will report into the Senior Medical Director of Specialty Medicine. You will play a critical role in the development of medicine policy and will be responsible for successful implementation of this policy by all Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants. You will also be responsible for continual improvement in our medical program goals. This position will work in partnership with the Director of Medical Business Operations and Senior Vice President of Specialty Operations to ensure service line operates to Executive expectations.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Lead and manage the medical teams quality assurance performance results. Work directly with providers to education them on our care process and determine what can be done to improve overall care quality
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  • Oversee the activities of group physicians including the recruiting and credentialing processes
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  • Manage the number of activities related to the delivery of medical care and clinical services such as cost management, utilization review, risk management, and quality assurance
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  • Participate in various administrative, clinical staff meetings
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  • Demonstrate positive interpersonal relations in dealing with clinic employees and managers
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  • May develop policies and procedures
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  • Work with hospital leadership, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Operations to address mutual concerns
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  • Act as the medical expert in dealings with vendors and non-medical facilities that work within the organization
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  • Establishes positive relationships with local medical community and attends local medical society functions
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  • Ensure adequate call coverage
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  • Manage provider and patient satisfaction improvement effort for the department
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  • Participate in LEAN and ACE team initiatives
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Youll 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.
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Required Qualifications:

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  • Completion of an ACGME (Accreditation Counsel for Graduate Medical Education) approved urology residency training program
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  • Board Certified in Urology
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  • Able to obtain all appropriate licensing from the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners, Nevada State Board of Pharmacy, and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency of the United States
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  • 4+ years of experience in clinical medicine including inpatient services
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and localmasking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 5+ years of leading a team of physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
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  • Led or managed a team of at least 3 direct reports preferred
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  • Excellent judgement, problem-solving and cognitive skills
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  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
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  • Highly proficient with the following computer programs and systems: MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Adobe, WebEx (or other similar systems)
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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)

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"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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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"Job Keywords: Urologist, Urology, Physician, Chief, Division Chief, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-09

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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