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LPN Outpatient Pain Management - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
02/20/2018
2018-02-202018-03-21
Job Code:
750792
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750792 LPN Outpatient Pain Management Las Vegas NV

LPN Outpatient Pain Management - Las Vegas, NV (750792)

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.
 
The LPN receives operational direction from the Physician Assistant. Works cooperatively with care team, supports the vision of the Positive Patient Experience (PPE).  Provides appropriate quality patient care, utilizing customer service skills throughout the patient care continuum.  Collects pertinent patient data and coordinates with provider and team for appropriate patient intervention.  May adapt procedures, processes and techniques to meet moderately complex requirements of the position. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for collection and document of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies, health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services
  • Assist with phone calls and messages.  Document all calls and actions taken
  • Participate in monitoring patients with chronic disease and extended care benefits including verification of eligibility and status of services
  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exams or treatments
  • Provide clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments and procedures as ordered by provider and within scope of practice
  • Assist co-workers with duties when requested to include, but not limited to, floating to other areas
  • Responsible for compliance requirement such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart - e-kit and narcotic count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs
  • Responsible for maintaining required licensure and certification
Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • 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
  • Current BLS certification  
  • Proficiency in administering pneumonia and flu injections to patients
  • 1+ years of clinical experience 
  • Computer skills, Windows based applications
  • IV certified
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience charting in EMR
  • Clinical experience in an outpatient setting
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: 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: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, BLS, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, bilingual

Job Details

  • Contest Number750792
  • Job TitleLPN Outpatient Pain Management - 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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