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LPN Adult Medicine (Tenaya) - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group

Las Vegas, NV
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LPN Adult Medicine (Tenaya) - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:728518)

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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.
The LPN will be used to directly and indirectly support a provider on a daily basis and to support the clinic with interventions for direct patient care that requires clinical knowledge.  The LPN will be responsible for collecting all the pre-visit / HEDIS / STAR information on over 450 patients per month that visits the PCP when assigned to a provider.  The LPN will also help evaluate approximately 80-100 ancillary walk in patients per month for the Adult Medicine team and will be required to complete a minimum of 800 direct patient support tasks each month. The LPN will indirectly assist the MA staff with injectables, medication administration, treatments and visit closures/discharges on approximately 60% of their patients. 
Primary Responsibilities:  
  • Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief compliant, review of medications, allergies health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services
  • Assist with phone calls and messages
  • Determines best actions and collaborates with team to assign accountabilities to resolve
  • Participates in the monitoring patients with chronic disease and extended care benefits including verification of eligibility and status of services
  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exam or treatment in collaboration with RN
  • Provides clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments, and procedures as ordered by provider and within scope of practice
  • Assists RN with the coordination / completion of patient care plan
  • Assists co-workers with duties when requested to include training of Medical
  • Assistants and assisting in areas as needed
  • Responsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and narcotic count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs
  • Gathers medical information as needed to present cases to ITD's as required

Job Health Care Delivery (Clin Care)
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 3
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