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ProHealth-Newington Pediatrics - RN - Newington, CT at UnitedHealth Group

ProHealth-Newington Pediatrics - RN - Newington, CT

UnitedHealth Group Newington, CT Full-Time
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Do you have compassion and a passion to help others?  Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work. (sm)

The Patient Access Supervisor plays a critical part in the success of the Patient Access Center. The PAC Supervisor will oversee 25 or more Patient Access Coordinators and is responsible for having a well-rounded knowledge of all ProHealth sites, our services, and workflows. This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll always need to stay positive especially in difficult situations. You'll be asked to mentor, challenge and communicate effectively with all different types of people.

Newington Pediatrics, ProHealth Physicians, part of Optum has an immediate opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented RN to join our team.  This is a full-time (40 hours) position with a 4-day week with 10 hour shifts.  Schedule/Hours are approx. Monday 10:00 am – 7:30 pm, Tuesday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm, Thursday 9:00 am - 7:30 pm, Friday 7:30 am – 5:30 pm with rotating (every 6 weeks) Saturday 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.  Schedule subject to change and will be determined by Practice Manager.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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). 
  • Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
  • Provide attention to patients in a manner that builds confidence, trust and loyalty.
  • Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording (as applicable): Height and weight, Temperature, Blood pressure, Head circumference, Current medications and Chief complaint and history
  • Triage patients according to approved protocols and consistent with ProHealth’s Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines. Answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed using the EHR
  • Provide and document patient care such as giving injections and performing preventive screenings
  • Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition
  • Carry out 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
  • 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.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Active unrestricted LPN licensure
  • Experienced with EMR
  • Proficient in administering injections  
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in a pediatrics setting
  • Interest in potential growth as a Clinical Team Lead

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)

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: ProHealth, Registered Nurse, RN, Newington, CT, Connecticut, Primary Care, Pediatrics

 

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