Primary Care Physician

  • University Medical Center of Southern Nevada
  • Various Ambulatory Care Clinics (Non-Specialty), Nevada
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Public Health
  • Salary: $95.71 - $125.38 Hourly USD

Job Description

Position Summary


Position Summary:
Responsible for performing professional primary care physician services. Establishes and maintains relationships with patients; participates in a call schedule; provides outstanding customer service

Job Requirement

Graduation from an accredited school of medicine in the area of family medicine/primary care, pediatrics or internal medicine.
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).

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Physical Requirements

Knowledge of:
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.
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.

Please note: This is an EXEMPT position which is not covered by the union. Applicants for employment to non-union eligible positions are not eligible for longevity benefits. Current UMC employees who have not qualified for longevity payments (do not have 8 full years of creditable service) and who voluntarily transfer, promote, demote or are reassigned into a non-union eligible position will not receive the longevity benefit.


Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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