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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

Postal Code:

73301

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Primary Care LVN--Telephonic--Triage--Austin, TX

UHG - Austin, Texas

Posted: 10/20/2018

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)

 

Under the direction of physicians, the LVN Triage Nurse provides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and practices approved by WellMed Medical Group.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Current Texas Vocational Nurse license
  • Current BLS and/or 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
  • 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:

  • IV certification
  • 1+ years of experience in a medical setting
  • Ability to perform medical procedures, give injections and perform phlebotomy
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Effective listening and communication skills

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • 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

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.

 

 

Job Keywords: LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse Triage LV, Austin, TX, Texas

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