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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.
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.
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
You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.
Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.
Pediatric and / or OB / GYN experience
Extensive familiarity of all aspects of pediatric vaccine requirements
Electronic Medical Records experience
1+ years of clinical experience
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**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.
Job Keywords: LPN, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Maternal child, clinic, ambulatory care, hospital, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada