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UnitedHealth Group: Bilingual Spanish Licensed Vocational Nurse – Wellmed – Jupiter & Garland – Dallas Tx

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Contract position in Euless, TX posted November 20, 2020.

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 achieveyour life’s best work.(sm)WellMed provides concierge level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient’s health.

WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients.

WellMed is now part of the Optumdivision under the greater UnitedHealth Group.Under the direction of providers (defined as an MD, DO, DPM, NP or PA) or RNs, the LVN/LPN provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and procedures approved by WellMed and applicable state board of nursing .Is an active member of the health care team to assess patients’ needs, provide input into the plan of care and implement prescribed interventions.Primary Responsibilities:Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, medication administration, EKGs, phlebotomy) as determined by the applicable State Board of NursingParticipates in implementing established education plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well defined health learning needsCoordinates patient care as directed by providers, RNs, and policies, including referrals, transition visits, medications, procedures and follow upDocuments chief complaint and rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examinationTelephonically obtains information on chief complaint and symptoms and accurately relays information to providerCollects data and performs ” Focused” nursing assessment of patients; assists in the evaluation of a patient’s response to treatment and identifies patient’s needs; communicates findings to the providerRecords patient assessment and care in the medical record in an accurate and timely mannerReviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for patients prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider and/or RNProvides a safe environment (OSHA standards) for patients and staff in the clinicEnsures patient confidentiality (HIPAA) at all times and treats patients with courtesy and respectOrganizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instrumentsPractices standard infection control precautionsEnsures medication management follows policies and procedures; appropriately documentsmedications & immunizations in patient recordsFollows laboratory management polices & procedures and CLIA standards; collects lab samples and ensures proper labelingFulfills medication refill requests following approved protocolsIf certified in IV therapy; starts peripheral lines, monitors and adjusts flow rates, prime IV lines, changes dressing on IV sites (if needed) and discontinues venous linesPerforms all other related duties as assignedThisposition requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity toMeasles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis throughlab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’sdiagnosis of disease.Required Qualifications:High school diploma or GEDCurrent and unrestricted State Vocational/Practical Nursing license3 years of experience as a LVN/LPN Current BLS certificationKnowledge of medical terminology and medical office proceduresProficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical recordsEffective listening and communication skills; proper use of grammar and spellingAbility to react calmly and effectively in emergency situationsAbility to perform medical procedures, give injections and perform phlebotomyAbility to establish and maintain effective working relationship with providers/staff, patients, and the communityGood communication and customer service skillsIf required by clinic, IV certification must be obtainedBilingual in English / SpanishThis 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 diseaseLocal travel required as determine by the businessPreferred Qualifications:IV certification preferredKnowledge of ICD-10 and CPT codingPhysical & Mental Requirements:Ability to lift up to 35 poundsAbility to push or pull heavy objects using up to 35 pounds of forceAbility to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machineryAbility to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writingAbility to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solvingOccasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluidsCareers with WellMed.Our focus is simple.

We’re innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors.

We’re impacting350,000 lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services.

We’ve joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness.

Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care.

For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to doyour life’s best work.(sm)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.OptumCare is a drug-free workplace.

Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords:WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN/LPN, Medical Terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding, clinic, COPD, case management, Dallas, Arlington, Garland, Royse City, Bedford, Greenville, Allen, Mockingbird, 75208, Texas, TX