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Awards, Accreditations and Memberships

At UMC, our goal is to provide you with an unparalleled level of service from the most highly trained, skilled and compassionate medical professionals. We invite you to browse our list of awards, accreditations and memberships below. Our unique accolades are prestigious. The true honor is being trusted to care for your family.

 
UMC is the first hospital in Nevada to receive the most advanced level of Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. This accreditation as a Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI and Resuscitation recognizes UMC’s high level of expertise in caring for patients who exhibit symptoms of a heart attack.

The Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care’s Chest Pain Center Accreditation process ensures that hospitals meet or exceed an array of stringent criteria and undergo a comprehensive on-site review by a team of accreditation review specialists.

The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for having reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for one calendar year.The American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association recognize this hospital for having reached an aggressive goal of treating patients with 85 percent or higher compliance to core standard levels of care as outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association® for one calendar year. In addition, those hospitals have demonstrated 75 percent compliance to (four out of ten heart failure quality measures or seven out of ten stroke quality measures) during the 12-month period.  
2009 Gold Awards   

UMC has been voted the Best Urgent Care/Walk-In Clinic 2017 by the Las Vegas Review Journal! The Editorial Staff recognized UMC for our UMC Quick Care locations for their high level of excellence in caring for individuals across the community.

It's the entire UMC family, from every corner of this campus and every satellite location, who put their heart and soul into delivering exceptional care that makes UMC the Best Hospital in Las Vegas. Beyond the life-saving care, it's UMC's willingness and mission to treat everyone who needs us with the kind of care we would want for our own family member.

Accredited/Certified by The Joint Commission

UMC has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval.

 

 
Kidney Transplant Program RecertificationAmerican College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer  
Kidney Transplant Program Recertification by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 2015

American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

UMC is the only Academic Comprehensive Cancer Program in Nevada

The UMC Lions Burn Care Center recently became one of only a few hospitals in the nation to be verified as a Burn Center by the American Burn Association and the Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons. This achievement recognizes the UMC Lions Burn Care Center’s commitment to providing patients with the highest level of burn care.

 

UMC Designations

  • Level I Trauma Center
  • Designated Pediatric Trauma Center
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

First and Only

  • Level I Trauma Center in Nevada
  • Designated Pediatric Trauma Center in Nevada
  • Transplant Center in Nevada
  • Burn Care Center in Region
  • Clark County Unified Paramedic Program
  • Pediatric Robotic Surgery Program

Awards and Designations

Stroke:

  • American Heart and Stroke Association Silver Plus Award
  • Primary Stroke Center

Memberships

  • UMC is a member of University HealthSytems Consortium
    *an alliance of academic medical centers
  • UMC's Children Hospital is an Associate member of Children’s Hospital Association
    *must meet certain criteria to have this level of membership
  • Nevada Hospital Association
  • American Hospital Association
  • National Association of Public Hospitals
  • Council of Teaching Hospitals

Accreditations

UMC is accredited by the Joint Commission

Additional Accreditations include:

  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons; Committee on Trauma for Trauma Center
  • Accredited by Joint Commission as a Certified Primary Stroke Center
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for CT Scan
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for Ultrasound
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for Nuclear Medicine
  • Accredited by the American College of Radiology for MRI
  • Designated Lung Cancer Screening Center - American College of Radiology
  • Accredited by the American College of Surgeons for Cancer program
  • Accredited by the State of Nevada for Medical Education Program
  • Accredited by the College of American Pathologists for Laboratory
  • Accredited by the American Association of Blood Banks for Blood
    Bank/Transfusion Services
  • Accredited under Children’s Oncology Group for Pediatric Oncology
  • Licensed by Nevada State Board of Pharmacy

Educational Partnerships

  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Medicine
  • Department of Pharmaceutical Specialties residency program accredited by the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists
  • Touro Medical School
  • College of Southern Nevada
  • Roseman University
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