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Clinical Nurse Lead - RN - ProHealth Physicians - Prospect, CT

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

Job Description:

** $1,000 Sign On Bonus for External Hires **
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
This position will support the care team and its patients by providing and documenting nursing care, -following established standards and practices, provide patient care and education and assist in locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources, -serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers, document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR).
Location: 115 Waterbury Road, Prospect, Connecticut
Hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Monday - Friday
Specialty: Family Medicine
Primary Responsibilities:
Order vaccines and maintain par levels required
Oversight of the clinical teams CLIA competences
Serve as clinical liaison between patients, staff and providers
Support the care team and its patients by providing nursing care following established standards and practices for care and then documenting in the EHR steps taken for resolution and/or next steps.
Provide patient care and education and assist in locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources
Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)
Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a professional, friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
Provide attention to patients in a manner that demonstrates empathy, builds confidence, trust and loyalty towards the practice
Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording (as applicable): vitals, chief complaint, patient history, pain level and reconciliation of patient medication(s)
Triage patients according to approved protocols consistent with ProHealth's Clinical Intake - Guidelines. Answer and document patient phone calls; documents actions taken in the (EHR)
Provide and document patient care such as giving injections, performing preventive screenings
Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition, and nursing education such as use of diabetic instruments at home
Execute and oversight of standing orders (i.e., authorizing prescription refills and ordering tests) consistent with ProHealth's policies and procedures
Schedule tests, treatments and follow up visits on behalf of patients. Assist patients with identifying suitable outside resources for disease management and other services; refer patients when appropriate
Monitor/Manage - -task list in order to respond to tasks in a timely manner, follow up on overdue orders and monitor status of critical referrals
Order clinical supplies, vaccines and maintain appropriate vaccine records. Prepare and maintain equipment including sterilization
Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA and CLIA regulations and ProHealth policies
Ensures the Q/A is performed by assigning on rotation to clinical staff, and performs audits daily for compliance
Primary for the monthly H&S audit.- can assign on rotation for clinical staff
Assist care team to assure patients moving timely through the clinic, smooth office operations and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
As appropriate, conduct outreach to patients in need of appointments or other services, to communicate test results and other information, and to follow up after appointments to be sure patients are following their plan of care
Perform 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:
Professional education for nursing and Connecticut Registered Nurse licensure
3+ years of hands-on nursing experience -in a clinical setting
Experience in Acute or primary care setting
1+ years of pediatric nursing experience
Basic computer knowledge and aptitude
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:
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
5+ years of hands-on nursing experience -in a clinical setting
Electronic health record - -AllScript

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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)
OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.
Connecticut -Residents Only: The salary range for Connecticut residents is $58,800 to $104,600. 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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: -Clinical Nurse Lead, RN, ProHealth Physicians, -charge nurse, clinical lead, -Prospect, Naugatuck, Waterbury, Meriden, Wallingford, -CT, -Connecticut

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Meriden , Clinical Nurse Lead - RN - ProHealth Physicians - Prospect, CT, Healthcare , Meriden, Connecticut

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