UnitedHealth Group LPN - OptumCare Cancer Care (W. Charleston) - Las Vegas, NV ($1,000 sign-on bonus for external applicants) in Las Vegas, Nevada

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)

OptumCare Cancer Care, a division of OptumCare Nevada, is committed to offering patients compassion, innovation, and high quality care. The group is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Able to navigate patient through the medical system to meet their needs. Demonstrate knowledge of or ability to learn and apply job functions

  • Good communication skills, excellent phone etiquette and customer service skills. Must possess computer skills, window based applications, organization skills

  • Compliance with customer services standards, billing functions to include patient check in/out process, cash handling, scheduling and entering appointments, impanelment and insurance information

  • Responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief compliant, review of medications, allergies health risk screen information and other services

  • Participates in the monitoring of patients with chronic disease. Ensure patients meet post hospital visit requirements, medication refills and follow up appointments

  • Responsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and drug count, as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs

  • Provides clinical intervention, such as drug administration, treatments, and procedures as ordered by provider and within scope of practice

  • Follow standard protocols, processes, and policies to include but not limited to the following: Medication Refill, Preventative Services, Managing Conditions, and Disease Case Management as signed by department head or designee

  • Other duties as assigned to include, but not limited to, assisting coworkers, float to other areas and training of Medical Assistants

Required Qualifications:

  • 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

  • IV Certification and ability to pass IV Competency skills test

  • 2+ years of clinical experience

  • 2+ years Oncology experience

  • CPR certification (or willing to obtain within 30 days of hire)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience charting in Electronic Medical Records

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.

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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