Create a Job Alert.

Enter your email below to save this search and receive job recommendations for similar positions.
Thank you. We'll send jobs matching these to
You already suscribed to this job alert.
No Thanks
US
What job do you want?

LPN - Tucson, AZ job in Tucson at UnitedHealth Group

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

You’re being taken to an external site to apply.

Enter your email below to receive job recommendations for similar positions.
LPN - Tucson, AZ at UnitedHealth Group

LPN - Tucson, AZ

UnitedHealth Group Tucson, AZ Full-Time
Apply on company site

Create Job Alert.

Get similar jobs sent to your email

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) 

If you are located in Tucson, AZ, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this function require LPN/LVN unrestricted nurse licensure and certification based on role and grade level
  • In this role you will start your day by logging on to various hospital databases and reviewing new admissions and discharges
  • You will identify the high-risk patients and review their charts and lab results to determine current status
  • You will proactively reach-out to the doctor and the patient, introduce yourself, advise of your role and that you will be assisting the patient to ensure they are following their treatment plan and have the resources they need
  • The majority of your time will be spent on the phone with patients, family members, and community resources
  • Must be willing and able to occasionally make home visits
  • Will be responsible for conducting weekly conference calls to update patient care teams of specific patient's progress
  • Responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients
  • Employees are involved in direct patient care (in a clinic, in-home care, etc.)

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • At least 2 years' experience doing case management and/or care coordination in primary care clinic setting

  • Requires current unrestricted LPN licensure in applicable state

  • Must have valid, unrestricted Drivers License

  • Must be organized, dependable, proactive, and assertive

  • Ability to exhibit genuine care and compassion during every patient interaction is essential to this role

  • 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

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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. 

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: LPN; LVN; Case Manager; Case Management; Care Coordination; Tucson, AZ, Arizona

 

Recommended Skills

Personal Protective Equipment
Licensed Vocational Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurse
Discharges
Case Management
Nurse Licensure
Apply to this job.
Think you're the perfect candidate?
Apply on company site

Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this job

Report this Job

Once a job has been reported, we will investigate it further. If you require a response, submit your question or concern to our Trust and Site Security Team

Job ID: 899628

CareerBuilder TIP

For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.