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LPN or LVN – Mesquite and Forney, TX

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Full-time position in Forney, TX posted April 8, 2021.

n nnDo 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) nn nnWellMed 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 Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.nn nnUnder the direction of physicians, the Clinic LVN provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and practices approved by WellMed Medical Group. nn nn nn nn Primary Responsibilities: nn Assesses patient needs using established triage protocol.

Recommends follow-up as indicated by protocol.

Schedules same day appointments, as indicated.

Documents all encounters in electronic medical records system.

Evaluates follow-up on patient condition and/or reaction to drugs and treatments.

Educates patients, family members and care givers on treatment and care plans.

Maintains quality control standards (HIPAA/OSHA).

Performs all other related duties as assigned nn nn nnYou’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.nn nn Required Qualifications: nn High school graduate or GED Current Vocational Nurse license in Texas 1+ years LVN/LPN experience in an ambulatory or other clinical setting Current CPR certification Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records Effective use of proper grammar, spelling, medical terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations Effective listening and communication skills You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.

Employees are required   to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe.

Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.

In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.

nn Preferred Qualifications: nn IV certification 2+ years LVN/LPN experience in a medical setting Ability to perform medical procedures, give injections and perform phlebotomy nn nn nn Physical & Mental Requirements: nn Ability to lift up to 50 pounds Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 100 pounds of force Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids nn nn nn Careers 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 impacting 550,000+ 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 do your life’s best work.(sm) nn nn nn 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.

nn nn OptumCare is a drug-free workplace.

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

nn nn nn nnJob Keywords: LPN, LVN, Forney, Mesquite, TX, Texasnn n