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Registered Nurse

Company: OptumCare
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Position Description 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) Nurse Navigators are a requirement for all Breast Centers according to the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers standard 2.2. The OptumCare Nurse Navigator acts as a case manager, navigator, and educator who serves as a consistent care coordinator throughout the continuum of care assessing the physical, psychological and social needs of our patients. Our nurse navigators serve as a single point of contact for referring physicians, patients, and caregivers to provide resources and assistance with accessing clinical and supportive care services offered within OptumCare and Network providers. They focus on achieving the outcomes within effective and realistic time frames. They will monitor the patient and triage needed services across all product or service lines while ensuring proper access to these services. In addition, they will extend services to help the family learn care-giving skills and patient self-care skills. Our nurse navigators help enhance patient outcomes, increased satisfaction and reduced costs of care. Primary Responsibilities: Will need to be proficiently knowledgeable about breast diseases Will facilitate patient appointments, including those made with labs, diagnostic modalities, and specialty physicians Coordinate multidisciplinary planning conferences, collect patient information for use by the care team, and document recommendations made by leadership utilizing standardized care protocols in accordance with nationally recognized care guidelines Will assist in developing patient education programs and tools Will need to be a providerof educational information and support to all women concerned about their breast health Will facilitate physicians' recommendations for patient care to help ensure patient compliance and understanding Will provide professional guidance in coordination, execution and evaluation of patient healthcare treatment plans Will addresses patients' unmet needs and enhances patients' satisfaction by responding to the patient requests; providing information and support during illness Will assess patients to help identify high-risk patients (physical, psychological and social) Will help navigate and educate patients through survivorship Will assist in planning healthcare pathways with multidisciplinary care team Will be an educatorfor other medical personnel in understanding benign and malignant diseases, their treatment and the patient's emotional and social recovery from the disease Work with Cancer Registry staff and others to collect data, track outcomes, and support strategic planning processes You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in. Required Qualifications: Active NV Licensed RN Requires problem solving, decision making and critical thinking Computer literate; Microsoft Office competency Preferred Qualifications: Experience in breast cancer/women's health BSN, and OCNRequires excellent leadership, organizational, written, and verbal communication and excellent interpersonal skillsMust be able to work in a self-directed environment, with an ability to work with and lead teamsExcellent presentation skillsAbility to implement professional and community based education programsSkills: Must be able to assess and interpret customer needs and requirements Must be able to identify solutions to non-standard requests and problems Must be able to solve moderately complex problems and/or conducts moderately complex analyses Can work with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks Can translate concepts into practice Can provide explanations and information to others on difficult issues Coaches, provides feedback, and guides others Acts as a resource for others with less experience Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as interpersonal skills with patients, staff, and other healthcare professionals. Must be compassionate and empathetic Must be customer focused and dependable Must know how to schedule patients Must have experience working in an EHR and how to work through delegated tasking and tracking system Must be able to work in a fast paced environment Must have critical thinking skills, a positive attitude, and be able to multi-task Must know how to take patient vitals and prepare patient charts 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) -- 2018 OptumCare. All Rights Reserved. OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians. **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus. Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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. OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment Job Keywords: Navigator , Breast Care , Oncology , Breast Oncology , RN, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada Job Details Requisition Number 880442 Job Title RN Navigator Breast Care Optum Cancer Care 3000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates Job Family Nursing Business Segment OptumCare Job Location Information Las Vegas, NVUnited StatesNorth America Additional Job Detail Information Employee Status Regular Schedule Full-time Job Level Individual Contributor Shift Day Job Travel No Telecommuter Position No Overtime Status Non-exempt

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