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LPN Maternal Child - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas (Sign-On Bonus)

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

*$3,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates*

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.

This LPN will be responsible for direct provider support for the Maternal Child Department for any one of 6 locations. He / she will provide 1:1 coverage, floating to other clinical locations within the Maternal Child Department, including OB / GYN, as necessary and / or available.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Room patients in OB / GYN and Pediatrics, as assigned, within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse and SMA company standards

  • Consistently utilize departmental standing orders to satisfy HEDIS requirements during each patient encounter

  • Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, medications (including current pharmacy information), allergies, health risk screens, immunization status and other pertinent health information

  • Respects privacy and confidentiality at all times

  • Coordinate patient care as directed by physicians, mid - level practitioners, LPN Supervisor, RN Program Manager and SMA company standards and policies

  • Assist co - workers / team members with other duties, to include, but not limited to, floating between Pediatrics and OB / GYN, as requested

  • Must also be willing and able to travel to alternate clinic locations

  • Organize and standardize exam and treatment rooms, stock and clean rooms daily and sterilize necessary instruments

  • Respond to telephones messages and patient care tasks daily as per SMA policy

  • Document all patient interactions in a timely manner within the medical record

  • Participate in the training of new employees, to include completion of orientation checklists, and assist with competency training

  • Responsible for maintaining compliance related to laboratory QC management and waive testing, maintenance of E - Kits (as applicable), clinic supply and PAR orders / levels and pediatric vaccine supplies and storage designations

  • Perform all other job related duties in Pediatrics and OB / GYN, as assigned
    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:

    • High School diploma or GED

    • 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

    • CPR / BLS

    • IV certification or willing to obtain upon hire

    • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client sites within a designated area

    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
      Preferred Qualifications:

      • Pediatric and / or OB / GYN experience

      • Extensive familiarity of all aspects of pediatric vaccine requirements

      • Electronic Medical Records experience

      • 1+ years of clinical experience
        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
        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)

        **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.
        Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Nevada residents is $18.80 to $33.41. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives
        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, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Maternal child, clinic, ambulatory care, hospital, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Las Vegas , LPN Maternal Child - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas (Sign-On Bonus), Healthcare , Las Vegas, Nevada

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