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LPN Outpatient Pain Management (W. Oakey) - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Las Vegas, NV
Date:
05/23/2017
Job Code:
1752506
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LPN Outpatient Pain Management (W. Oakey) - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV(Job Number:716642)
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

 


Job Health Care Delivery (Clin Care)
Primary Location US-NV-Las Vegas
Other Location 
Organization OptumCare NV
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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