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Home Health LPN - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
04/19/2018
2018-04-192018-05-18
Job Code:
755440
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755440 Home Health LPN Las Vegas NV

Home Health LPN - Las Vegas, NV (755440)

Position Description

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

 

Southwest Medical part of OptumCare 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, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E - visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology.  Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

 

If you enjoy an autonomous role and spending more time with your patients please bring your clinical knowledge and experience to a home based direct care nursing position! Southwest Medical Home Health a home health division of OptumCare / United Health Group offers flexible shifts and the opportunity to make a difference in the care of patients in their home setting.

 

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct care to patients under leadership of the RN
  • Assures client driven plan of care meets positive outcomes through on going evaluation using evidences based practice
  • Responsible for making certain the home care provided is compliant with State and Federal regulations (documentation and delivered) through participation in chart review and following established process
  • Majority of job duties are carried out in patient's homes and driving throughout the community
  • On call, weekends and rotating holidays as needed
  • Shifts can include weekdays, weekends or combination of both
Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted NV LPN license or temporary NV LPN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV LPN license upon expiration of temporary NV LPN license
  • 1+ years of demonstrated competence in acute care, critical care, oncology, HIV / AIDS, advanced illness or medical / surgical patient care setting
  • Must be willing to travel within Las Vegas providing direct patient care in the home setting
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to perform these functions on a regular basis, such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, twisting and reaching
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Home Health experience
  • Knowledge and competent with wound care and use of wound vac
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)
 

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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
 
 
Job Keywords: LPN, Home Health, Home Care, Wound care, Hospice, Hospital, Community Health, Oasis, Medical Surgical, Acute Care, Critical Care, Oncology, Southwest Medical, UHC, UHG, Hospital, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Job Details

  • Contest Number755440
  • Job TitleHome Health LPN - Las Vegas, NV
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Las Vegas, NV
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

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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