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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Nurse

Country:

US

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Home Health Intake LPN - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 12/10/2018

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm) 
 
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 is responsible for processing home health referrals. Must have experience working within a team environment, possess excellent organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task. Strong telephonic communication skills required. Previous Home Health experience preferred.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Telephonic in-take and processing of home health referrals
  • Communicate and collaborate with other members of the health care team (PCP, CMA, health plan) to coordinate all needed care and
    service
  • Take verbal and written orders from providers
  • Write and code orders to be electronically faxed

Required Qualifications:
  • High School diploma and / or equivalent
  • Current, 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
  • 2+ years clinical experience
  • 1+ years of working with all Windows PC applications in a work environment
  • 1+ years experience charting in EMR (Electronic Medical Records)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of CMS guidelines for State of Nevada and/or prior home health experience
  • 1 year of case management experience
  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual
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: 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: Home Health LPN, CMS guidelines, referral processing, Nevada, NV, Las Vegas

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