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LVN WellMed East Fort Worth

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Arlington
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

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)The Licensed Vocational Nurse -performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform general clinical care to patients, administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical standards
  • Assist with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examinations, and testing of patients
  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepares them for testing
  • Administer injections and prescribed medications as directed by the physician
  • Observe, records, and reports patient's condition and reactions to drugs and treatments to the physician and administers prescribed medications as directed by the physician
  • Greet patients and prepares them for examination, screens patients for appropriate information and instructs patients in collection of samples and tests
  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and additional information such as test results in electronic medical records
  • Respond to and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patients and family members regarding medications, test results and treatment instructions
  • Assist with referrals and medication refills
  • Arrange for patient testing and admission to the hospital when necessary
  • Maintain patient recall lists
  • Formulate and updates patient care plans, and orders, prepares, and inspects patient charts, records, tests, and examination results in the patient chart
  • Prepare examination rooms, including restocking of supplies in treatment areas
  • Attend required meetings and participates in team activities and professional development activities
  • Resolve site requests as assigned
  • Represent clinic in a professional manner and treat all customers, internal and external, in a courteous and cooperative
  • Handles patient assessment phone calls
  • Escort patient to exam rooms, interview patient, measure vital signs (i.e. weight, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature) and documents in patient chart
  • Perform other duties as assignedYou'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:
    • Graduate of an accredited vocational nursing program
    • Valid state license
    • CPR certified -
    • 2+ years of nursing experience in a clinic environment
    • Numerical ability
    • 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 compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Verbal and writing ability to communicate effectively in informing employees of activities and policies
      • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions
      • Ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials
      • Ability to comply with attendance requirements
      • Ability to comply with Human Resource policiesPhysical Demands & Working Conditions:
        • Ability to sit, stand, walk, see, speak, and hear
        • Ability to kneel, climb, or balance
        • Ability to lift up to 10 pounds and rarely lift more than 25 poundsUnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status. -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 550,000+ 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, Medical Office, Office Nurse, WellMed, Forth Worth, Arlington, Hurst, White Settlement, Crowley, Bedford, North Richland Hills, Saginaw, TX, Texas

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