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Physician / Pediatrics / Nevada / Locum or Permanent / Physician, Divi


This is a Full-time position in Las Vegas, NV posted March 1, 2021.

nn Division Chief, Pediatrics nn nn n nn nn For over forty years, weve dedicated ourselves to keeping our community healthy through forward-thinking services and patient-centered care.

nn nn Now, Southwest Medical Associates, part of OptumCare, is pleased to offer you a chance for a rewarding health care career.

nn nn n nn nn Southwest Medical was founded in Las Vegas in 1972 and is Nevadas largest multispecialty medical group with over 370 local health care providers in over 30 health care centers, including seven convenient care centers, six urgent care centers, two outpatient surgery centers and two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, plus access to a network of 630 providers throughout southern Nevada.

nn nn n nn nn Our Pediatrics providers are all part of our Maternal Child Program, tailored to the unique needs of the patient and family.

We offer a full range of pediatric services including newborn rounding, circumcisions, well-checks, and sick visits, and other general pediatrics.

Were looking for someone with the motivation and heart to provide experienced, compassionate, innovative and high-quality care to patients throughout Southern Nevada.

nn nn n nn nn The Division Chief, Pediatrics is a member of the leadership team and responsible for the quality, cost and service levels of health care provided by the Pediatrics Division.

This position works closely with the Senior Medical Director to supervise, direct, manage and evaluate all Pediatrics practice operations including hospital coverage.

This position is also responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring of activities in direct support of patient satisfaction, quality improvement, membership growth, utilization and quality management.

This position is 70 percent clinical outpatient and 30 percent administrative.

nn nn n nn nn Primary Responsibilities: nn nn nn Provide leadership and communication for Pediatrics physician leaders, physicians and clinical staff Responsible for effective interviewing, selection, orientation, development and retention of Pediatrics providers Partner with operations to promote clinical process improvement and access enhancement Ensure effective quality assurance and risk management processes Ensure customer satisfaction and compliance with regulatory standards Ensure cost effective delivery of health care within the Pediatrics practice management operations Ensure that all NCQA and other accreditation standards are met Ensure ongoing professional medical management development programs including HEDIS measures Establish direct relationship with key departments including pharmacy, underwriting, medical adjudication, claims and provider relations, and assist with issues and/or concerns nn nn nn 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.