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RN Outpatient Mission Viejo CA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Chino Hills
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
As an Outpatient, Multi-Specialty RN, you will 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:

  • Provide direct patient care without clinician (MD, DO, NP, PA, DPM (Podiatrist) on-site - (RN per signed protocols)
  • Prepares patient for exam, notes and documents responses to interventions and confers Provider
  • Anticipate prior authorizations that are needed for each patient infusion
  • Calculate infusion dosages according to doctors' orders and communicate dosages to office staff
  • 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
  • Compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, and narcotic count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs
  • Maintaining required licensure and certification
  • Hours and days varied shifts includes some weekends and holidays may be required to float to other sites to maintain staffing levels
  • Delegates and assists co - workers with duties, to include but not limited to floating to other areas and training others
  • Clinical Supervisor for Medical assistant (MA)
  • Ensure lab/x-rays/reports/referrals/consultations are available for patient appointments
  • Delegate task/procedure, assign LVN/MA messages that require further information
  • Develop/initiate/coordinate nursing/multidisciplinary care plan based on assessment
  • Evaluate health status by assessment of health data that has been collected
  • Orders - Verbal - (During Emergencies Only and must be read back)
  • Patient Education (after assessing and identifying needs by Clinician or RN), develop education plan; assess/identify learning needs
  • Performance of patient assessment, independent clinical judgment, develop nursing
  • diagnosis and plan of care
  • Triage / Provide patient advice
  • Specimen Collection - wound culture, sputum, throat, urine, semen, stool- collected by
  • invasive technique
  • Administer hazardous drugs/medication with appropriate PPE -
  • Compression Dressings/Wraps -
  • Wounds (2nd & 3rd layers) - clean with ordered solution(s), measure, collect data, apply clean
  • or sterile dressing
  • UNA Boot - placement
  • Other duties 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:

    • Current, unrestricted CA RN license
    • BLS / ACLS
    • 2+ years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting - (ER, MED / SURG, Critical Care, Urgent Care)
    • Excellent IV skills
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • 1+ years of experience as a mentor/lead/or Supervisor
      • Experience charting in EMR

        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, 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 health care 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.

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