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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

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Per Diem RN - Day Shift - Civic Center - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV

UHG - Las Vegas, Nevada

Posted: 12/10/2018

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 achieve 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 Urgent Care RN will receive operational direction from the Urgent Care Team Leaders. Provide and monitor quality patient care, in a critical care environment, utilizing the nursing process. Identifies, initiates and assesses the effectiveness for known and potential problems and evaluates outcomes. The RN is responsible for providing patient care using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies and interventions, including IV therapy and drug administration. 
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Prepares patient for exam, notes and documents responses to interventions and confers Provider
  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exam or treatments, such as set up for pelvic exam, or minor procedures as well as ensuring patient disrobes as appropriate
  • Ensure provider is assisted with in house procedures
  • Provides clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments, IV Therapy, and procedures as ordered by provider
  • Initiates clinical follow through for patient care services, i.e. lab, x-ray, pharmacy, referral and telephone communication
  • Delegates and assists co - workers with duties, to include but not limited to floating to other areas
  • 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
  • Cross train and work in 23 hour observation unit
  • Scheduling flexibility to meet clinic needs, rotating schedule
  • Per Diem staff are required availability at a minimum of 1 shift per week as business needs require
  • Position required to float to other SMA Urgent Care locations as needed
  • Strong Telemetry / EKG Experience is a must. (Must be able to read and interpret cardiac telemetry rhythms) 


Required Qualifications: 

  • Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license
  • 2+ year acute clinical experience (working in acute care, urgent care, ER, M / S telemetry, Cardiac, or Critical Care)
  • Advanced telemetry skills and interpretation
  • Current BLS / ACLS
  • PALS (willing to obtain upon hire) 
  • Must be willing to rotate weekends and holidays 
  • Must be willing to float to other Southwest Medical Urgent Cares
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and be able to perform these functions on a regular basis, such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, twisting and reaching
 
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:  RN, Urgent Care, ER, Emergency Room, Acute Care, Critical Care, Cardiac, CCU, ICU, Hospital, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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