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Verified Pay $48,300 to $94,500 per year
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Redlands, California

About this job

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Optum’s Pacific West region is redefining health care with a focus on health equity, affordability, quality, and convenience. From California to Oregon and Washington, we are focused on helping more than 2.5 million patients live healthier lives and helping the health system work better for everyone. At Optum Pacific West, we care. We care for our team members, our patients, and our communities. Join our culture of caring and make a positive and lasting impact on health care for millions.

It is time to take your career to the next level. As a Licensed Vocational Nurse Supervisor at Optum, you will be responsible for performing moderately complex and/or specialized patient-oriented procedures under the supervision of a clinician or Registered Nurse (RN) to ensure that patients receive appropriate care. Responsible for performing operational duties as required under the supervision of the site administrator or designee.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supervises clinical operations of a given patient care area
  • Assists Site Administrator in ensuring compliance with licensing, certification, and competencies
  • Evaluates nursing competencies and decisions according to current nursing practices
  • Functions as a resource and serves as a liaison between administration, clinicians, staff, and other departments
  • Participates in all Nursing Leadership regional meetings and Nurse Peer Reviews as needed
  • Identifies and participates in quality improvement projects for the site
  • Conducts monthly staff meetings to evaluate departmental needs and to communicate operational updates
  • Verifies that the informed consents for procedures have been signed, dated, and witnessed
  • Assists with Quality Metrics, Comprehensive Health Assessment Programs (CHAPS) formally HCC research, telephone call procedures, and patient follow-up procedures
  • Collaborates with a clinician to prepare, monitor, and discharge patients after a procedure
  • Serves as a relief for the teammates
  • Assists with all department’s specific functions within the LVN scope of practice
  • Ensures monthly expiration logs for medications and sample medications (refrigerated and non-refrigerated) are maintained
  • Ensures yearly expiration logs for Preventative Maintenance (PM) are performed as needed
  • Ensures EKG reconciliation is performed and confirms clinician sees EKGs before patients are discharged
  • Ensures immunization records and updating EHR (including California Immunization Registry (CAIR)) is performed
  • Attends mandatory annual skills validation and Annual Clinical updates that may occur during evening hours and weekends (selected Saturdays only)
  • Assists clinicians with medication reconciliation per guidelines
  • Assists with entering referrals in electronic health records EHR for clinicians to authorize
  • Participates in verifying medications and vaccine doses for non-licensed teammates
  • Mentors and trains teammates in collaboration with the Site Administrator, lead clinician, and people services department
  • Attends all mandatory Clinical Teammate Orientation (CTO) (both instructor-led and online courses), Annual Clinical Updates, and Skills validation, including those that could be held after working hours, including the weekend
  • Participates in the facilitation of annual skills validation for Medical Assistants that take place during evening hours and or weekends (selected Saturdays only)
  • Ensures all Patient Intervention Reports (PIR) have been reviewed and actions are taken
  • Assists clinician and licensed nursing teammates in responding to patient emergencies as per Emergency Response Protocols
  • Performs additional duties as assigned

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: 

  • Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program
  • Current California LVN license
  • I.V. therapy & blood draw certification
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare providers (AHA) or willing to obtain by date of hire
  • 3+ years of experience working as an LVN/LPN

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 1+ years of supervisory or management experience
  • Bilingual English and Spanish 

California Residents Only: The salary range for this role is $48,300 to $94,500 annually. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to local labor markets, education, work experience, certifications, etc. UnitedHealth Group complies with all minimum wage laws as applicable. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.  

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.    
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.