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Palliative and Hospice Care Intake and Referrals LPN Southwest Medical Las Vegas, NV more...
Location:Las Vegas (Las Vegas Business Reply), NV
First posted:March 31, 2017 (last updated 2 weeks 7 hours ago)

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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.

Southwest Medical Hospice, a division of United Health Group,is seeking a knowledgeable andcompassionateLPN to provide direct care to hospice patients in their homes or facilities. As the Hospice Nurse, you would work with other healthcare professionals to determine the best overall care for your terminal patients. Additionally, you would provide emotional support to the patients' families. These positions offer potential for growth, a friendly staff, and an opportunity to interact with patients and their families on a more personal level.

Primary Responsibilities:

Coordinate with the RN Manager to assure the client driven plan of care that strives to meet positive outcomes through on-going evaluation using evidenced based practice
Responsible for making certain that hospice care provided is compliant with State and Federal regulations (documentation and delivered) through participation in chart review and following established process
Responsible for participation in orientation, ongoing education programs, and successful completion of competency requirements
Responsible for providing services that are congruent with the policies ofSouthwest Medical Hospice within the scope of professional nursing practice as defined within the Nurse Practice Act
Provide services to meet both internal and external customer's expectations
Ensure hospice care is provided in accordance with agency and company Corporate Compliance Program

Required Qualifications:

Current and 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
1+ years of clinical experience working as a LPN
High School diploma or GED
Good communication skills, excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills
Must possess computer skills, window based applications andorganization skills

Preferred Qualifications:

Hospice experience

EMR (electronic medical records) experience
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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: Hospice, LPN,United Health Group, Las Vegas Nursing, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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