- Entry level
- No Education
- Salary to negotiate
- Las Vegas
Southwest Medical Associates (SMA) is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. SMA offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. SMA is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
Southwest Medical Associates is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.
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Southwest Medical Associates has an exciting practice opportunity for a Physiatrist Physician to complement our current pain management division.
Our current practice includes anesthesiologist based multidisciplinary clinic with physician assistant/nurse practitioner support. Clinical philosophy strongly supports evidence-based practice/guidelines to ensure patient and clinical resources are aligned for optimal patient care.
In this position you will provide clinical oversight to Advanced Practitioners of the Pain Management Team. You will also provide direct patient care and oversight of patient care diagnosis and treatment plans for patients referred into the Pain Management Department.
Perform outpatient musculoskeletal and neuromuscular pain diagnoses and treatments
Develop functional assessments of pain issues including acute and chronic pain, headaches, musculoskeletal problems such as back and neck pain, tendonitis, pinched nerves, osteoarthritis, myalgia, post herpetic neuralgia, carpal tunnel and fibromyalgia
Treat patients of all ages afflicted with painful and function-limiting musculoskeletal disorders of the spine, peripheral joints, and soft tissues such as sprains/strains, disc herniations, rheumatologic conditions and athletic injuries
Prescribe therapeutic exercise and other rehabilitation modalities
Recommend therapy techniques, interventional pain procedures and rehabilitation plans
Perform injection techniques such as peripheral nerve blockade, trigger point injections, large and small joint injections
Interpretation of electrodiagnostic studies including electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and evoked potentials to diagnose carpal tunnel and pinched nerves or other pain related issues
M.D. or D.O.
Must have completed an accredited residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Must be board certified or board eligible in specialty
Active and unrestricted license in the State of Nevada or ability to obtain prior to employment
DEA license or ability to obtain prior to employment
We offer an attractive base salary, sign on bonus, quarterly bonus plan, and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including medical, dental, and life insurance, STD/LTD, professional liability, matching 401K, relocation costs, three weeks paid vacation, one week paid CME with $3500 allowance, and eight paid holidays. Differential for supervision of extenders.
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