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Clinic LPN - Multiple Tampa Bay Clinics


Posted: 10/20/2018

***LPN Career Event - October 16th 4-8PM*** At WellMed and GMS, a part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we focus on prevention and the complete coordination of care for our patients. Join us and take on challenges that will also raise your pulse. Millions of people place their trust in the clinicians and care givers on expanding their careers at UnitedHealth Group. There is shared excitement here, a shared excitement to improve the lives of those we serve while building our competencies and knowledge. Please feel free to bring a resume and learn more about our continued growth. The event will be held at Embassy Suites Tampa Airport Westshore  555 N. Westshore Blvd.  Tampa, FL 33609 Registration is simple! Click Here Hiring Event  

This is a great opportunity to join a growing part of UnitedHealth Group and advance your career!

***Top employer for LPN opportunities! Join our growing WellMed team in various clinic locations throughout the Tampa Bay region!***

The Licensed Practical Nurse provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients performing all duties within the scope of their LPN license and as directed by their supervising Provider(s).


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Provider(s) and clinical staff to identify high risk patients
  • Adds band stratification into the electronic medical record as directed by the Provider
  • Conducts evaluations and patient education nurse visits for chronic disease states with clear instruction regarding treatment, medications, self-management goals and actions plans outlined in a personalized contingency plan
  • Conduct intake on incoming calls and perform outbound calls regarding band stratification allocation
  • Assists in review of patient supportive care at home, social factors and concerns. This may include assessment of durable medical equipment (DME), home health or other resources that could be beneficial for the patient and their family
  • Communicates with Hospital and Skilled Nursing facilities regarding inpatients with the ability to communicate status to the physician and staff effectively
  • Will have access to designated local hospital physician portals to retrieve medical records when appropriate
  • Assists Provider with communication to the Care Management Team and documents in the electronic medical record when appropriate
  • Involved with the weekly Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meeting and responsible for updating current patient information and status in SharePoint as well as completing the PCC Scorecard in EPRG
  • Performs clinic patient wound care on stable conditions per providers order and document appropriately
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work with multidisciplinary teams and individuals
  • Performs all nursing care duties within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse, including injections, procedures, phlebotomy and diagnostic testing
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

We have the following clinic locations located throughout the Tampa Bay Area:

  • 508 S. Habana Ave., Tampa, FL 33609

  • 10933 Countryway Blvd, Tampa, FL 33626

  • 11924 Sheldon Road, Tampa, FL 33626

  • 6502 Gunn Highway, Tampa, FL 33625

  • 4278 W. Linebaugh, Tampa, FL  33624

  • 13301 N. Dale Mabry, Tampa, FL  33618

  • 15320 Amberly Dr., Tampa, FL  33647

  • 18956 N. Dale Mabry Hwy, Lutz, FL 33548

  • 20615 Amberfield Dr, Land O Lakes, FL 34638

  • 6350 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL  33707

  • 2191 9th Ave N., St. Petersburg, FL 33713

  • 415 Apollo Beach Blvd, Apollo Beach, FL 33572

  • 1901 Haverford Ave., Sun City Center, FL  33573

  • 500 Vonderburg Drive, Brandon, FL  33511

  • 2706 W St. Isabel Street, Tampa, FL 33607

The pace is fast and you’ll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Licensed Practical Nurse with a current license in good standing to practice in Florida
  • Current BLS and/or CPR certification or ability to obtain one within 30 days of employment
  • 2+ years of related LPN experience in a physician’s office, clinical or hospital setting
  • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records
  • Effective use of proper grammar, spelling, medical terminology, 10 and CPT coding
  • This 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 disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of managed care and referral processes
  • Current IV certification
  • Experience related to patient education
  • Proficient knowledge of chronic diseases, especially with COPD/asthma, CHF, IHD, and diabetes
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Effectively listening and communications skills
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 35 pounds of force
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office 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

If the hired individual resides in Florida (office based or telecommuting) this position requires the AHCA Level II background check (fingerprinting) by the State of Florida for all clinicians that have direct face to face contact with members OR employees who will have access to confidential patient data and will require renewal every five years.


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 240,000+ 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)



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.


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