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Per Diem OB Telephonic Nurse, RN - Telecommute (preferably from AZ or TX)

UnitedHealth Group

Dallas, TX
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Per Diem OB Telephonic Nurse, RN - Telecommute (preferably from AZ or TX)(Job Number:724014)

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)

UnitedHealth Group is seeking talented individuals for our Per Diem OB Home Care RN opportunities. We are delivering services across the entire continuum of maternal - newborn care. Our elite team of OB Nurses is growing and we want YOU to join this dynamic and exciting group. Enjoy a flexible PRN opportunity while providing compassionate care to high-risk moms telephonically.



Benefits include:

  • Flexible work schedule
  • Competitive compensation
  • Focus on one-on-one patient teaching
  • Being able to support our moms at a very difficult time in their lives



Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Respect each patient’s rights during the provision of care or service and conduct business in an ethical manner

  • Positively represent the company to both internal and external customers maintaining a professional and courteous manner at all times

  • Uphold the company core values in the conduct of work

  • Assess patients prior to initiation of home care service for appropriateness of services prescribed and discuss concerns or questions with appropriate supervisor or manager

  • Educate patients and families with a systematic approach, promoting patient understanding of treatment and services, health status, coping ability and patient / family involvement in the continuum of care or service

  • Initiate the plan of treatment / care pathway based upon the analysis of information obtained

  • Provide services according to company policies and procedures and prescriber plan of treatment

  • Individualize patient assessments based on care / services provided and patient need

  • Coordinate care with the home care team, pharmacists, dietician’s, and health professionals to promote the continuum of care or service

  • Accurately communicate in timely manner patient status information to prescribing physician, and Case Managers and provide necessary clinical information to company pharmacists and / or other healthcare disciplines as necessary, e.g. social workers, dieticians, etc

  • Modify the plan of care, as appropriate, based upon reassessment, change in prescriber orders, the patient’s need for further care or services and the achievement of identified goals

  • Ensure interventions respect and encourage the patient’s ability to make choices

  • Provide care and services to assigned caseload in an efficient, organized manner. Maintain flexibility in assignments and scheduling as priorities may change throughout the course of the workday

  • Complete clinical record documentation per company policies in a timely, complete and accurate manner

  • Provide clinical support to key physicians / hospitals through personal contacts and in services, as directed

  • Maintain competency on all services provided according to company policies

  • Maintain competency in the appropriate use of the computerized clinical system

  • Participate in all required continuing education, staff meetings, competency training and assessments

  • Maintain all other personnel requirements as outlined per company policies

  • Participate in continuously measuring, assessing and improving performance of clinical and other processes within the center

  • Assume on - call responsibility as assigned. Participate in holiday and weekend schedule as assigned

  • Emergency preparedness plan may require after hours opening of the center to manage patient needs

  • Obtain additional licensure as required

Job Case Management
Primary Location US-TX-Dallas
Other Location US-Colorado, US-Tennessee, US-Texas, US-Washington, US-Arizona, US-California, US-New York, US-Ohio, US-New Mexico, US-Michigan, US-Missouri, US-Kentucky, US-Kansas, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-Indiana, US-Illinois
Organization Optum Ops OBHomecare
Schedule Part-time
Number of Openings 1
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