Intake LVN, USMD - Arlington, TX (873217)

    UnitedHealth Group Inc.
    Arlington, TX
    Similar jobs pay $24.96 - $35.05

    Job Description

    Position Description

    Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

    The Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    • Assists, contributes and participates in the nursing process by performing a focused assessment on individual patients over the telephone to collect data and gather information
    • Implements aspects of the nursing care plan over the telephone, including emergency interventions under the direction of an appropriate clinical supervisor
    • Over the telephone, contributes to the development and implementation of teaching plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well-defined health needs
    • Acts as a float in the call taking areas facilitating clinical questions for non-clinical personnel, while also participating in scheduling internal and external referrals, office appointments, lab and other diagnostic testing
    • Prepare patients by answering questions over the phone regarding examinations and treatments
    • Perform phone assessments to determine the patient level of care needed. The patient may be able to supply values such as (i.e. weight, blood pressure, medical history, health maintenance and chief complaint) to aid in the telephonic assessment. All information obtained will be documented as a communication message into the patient's EMR records
    • Triage and process telephone and e-mail messages, as well as medication refill requests, from patients and provide feedback and answers to patient/provider/pharmacy per physician protocol. Assignment of tasks to physicians, associate providers and clinical staff accordingly
    • Capture, document, and authorize non-narcotic maintenance dosed medications in accordance with clinical standards and physician orders
    You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

    Required Qualifications:
    • High School diploma or GED
    • Current unrestricted LVN license (specific to state of employment)
    • CPR and / or BLS Certification
    • 2+ years of nursing experience in a clinic environment
    *This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease.

    Physical Demands & Working Conditions:
    • Ability to frequently to sit, stand, walk, see, speak, and hear
    • Ability to occasionally kneel, climb, or balance
    • Ability to regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds and rarely lift more than 25 pounds
    Careers with USMD. If you're idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk. Throughout the greater Dallas area, we've built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi - specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing 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: LVN, LPN, Clinic, USMD, Full Time, Day Shift, Arlington, Irving, Fort Worth, Texas, TX

    Posting ID: 556642843Posted: 2020-05-21