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LPN - West Oakey - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV more...
Location:Las Vegas (Las Vegas Business Reply), NV
First posted:April 12, 2017

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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.

The LPN receives operational direction from the RN Supervisor / RN Manager. 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 RN with the coordination and completion of patient care plan
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

Required Qualifications:

Active, unrestricted NV LPN license, or the ability to obtain permanent NV LPN license upon expiration of temporary NV LPN license
Current BLS certification
1+ years of clinical experience
Computer skills, Windows based applications
IV certified (or willing to obtain upon hire)
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:

Experience charting in EMR
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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: Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, BLS, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, bilingual

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