$1,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates
Optum in the tri-state region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group) offers an interconnected network that enables us to work collaboratively to better coordinate care among our doctors and care teams. Together, we offer you and your family access to more than 2,100 providers, representing 70 specialties, working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey and Southern Connecticut.
We’re a dynamic and growing health care organization, offering a wide range of employment opportunities. We are seeking professional and dedicated individuals to be part of our team, where integrity, respect, accountability, and collaboration are among our core principles. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Optum Tri-State is seeking an Urgent Care Licensed Practical Nurse - LPN to join our growing team in New Jersey.
This position will be working at one of Riverside Medical Group’s Urgent Care locations, and the office is open Monday – Sunday, 8:00am – 8:00pm. Candidates must be available to work variable shifts during the office’s hours of operation.
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 staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording patient vitals, current medications, medical history
Answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed
Provide and document patient care such as giving injections and performing preventive screenings
Carry out standing orders (i.e., authorizing prescription refills and ordering tests)
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
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
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.
- Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing
- Current and valid LPN license in the State of New Jersey
- 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
- Clinical experience
- Urgent Care setting experience
- Experience as an LPN performing clinical back-office duties including phlebotomy, injections, obtaining vital signs and recording medical history
- Experience with Epic 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.
CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH Care Associates, and Riverside Medical Group (the “Practices”) are all physician owned and led practices having complete authority for all medical decision-making and patient care through their physicians and other licensed professionals. Optum, through its management organizations (“Optum”) provides non-clinical administrative services to support the Practices and their physicians. Neither Optum nor its management companies employ, engages, or supervises physicians or other licensed professionals, or determines or sets the methods, standards, or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care provided by the Practices or by any of their licensed professionals. “Part of Optum” reflects that the Practices are part of Optum’s effort to support forward-thinking physician practices in helping their patients live healthier lives.
At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.
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