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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:

United States

Postal Code:

89044

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

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LPN Urgent Care 7A - 7P - S. Rancho - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV - $1,000 Sign - On for External Candidates

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 07/30/2018

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 Urgent Care LPN is responsible for collection and documentation 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 in a critical care environment.   Primary Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exam or treatments
  • Provides clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments, IV access and procedures as ordered by provider and within scope of practice
  • Assists co-workers with duties when requested to include, but not limited to, floating to other areas including Observation Unit
  • Responsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and narcotic count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs
  • Responsible to maintain required licensure and certification
  • Ability to function as a strong team member in a fast paced critical environment

Required Qualifications:
  • 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
  • 1+ years of clinical nursing experience required (preferably in an acute or Urgent Care setting)
  • CPR / BLS certification
  • IV certification
  • Blood draw / lab experience
  • Willing to float to 23 observation unit
  • Must be able to weekends and holidays as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and  perform the following activities that this position may require: climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling of medical materials

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience documenting 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: 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: LPN, Urgent Care, Emergency Room, ER, Critical Care, ICU, Cardiac Care, Hospital, Rehab, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada, per diem

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