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 Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN / LPN, ?Float - Team?, Healthcare, WellMed - San - SAN ANTONIO, Texas, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Nursing - Case Management
Nursing - Clinic RN
Nursing - Other
Nursing - Staff RN
 
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 731384 / Latpro-3569701 
Date posted: Sep-13-2017
State, Zip: Texas, 78201

Description

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)   WellMed at Northern Hills / Off of Nacogdoches Rd., near O'Connor / HEB Grocery Store - This is a Float position that requires travel to other WellMed locations -  "Mileage reimbursement available"   The Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN / LPN will provide clinical support and professional nursing care to patients under the direction of physicians, midlevel's and nursing personnel using established standards of care to close the gaps on Quality measures and screenings.   Primary Responsibilities: Coordinates patient care as directed by physicians, company standards and policies including referrals, medication needs, etc. Performs all nursing care duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational Nurse including administering injections, phlebotomy activities, and Quality screenings Screens patient for chief complaint and history of the condition necessitating the visit and records the information in the patient's medical record Rooms patients according to company protocol Conducts appropriate educational communication to patients Assembles and mails patient records and correspondence to Primary Care Physicians Answers phones, schedules appointments and arranges Comfort Care transportation when needed Maintains certifications/licensure (LVN, CPR, etc.) and quality control standards Performs all other related duties as assigned


Requirements

Required Qualifications:

High school graduate or GED equivalent
Current state Vocational Nurse License
2+ years of related LVN experience in a clinical setting
Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel
Intermediate knowledge of medical terminology
ICD-9 and CPT coding
Ability to accurately document information and maintain patient confidentiality
Ability to react calmly and professionally in an emergency situation
Ability to communicate effectively and provide quality customer service
Ability to travel frequently within assigned market
Be flexible and adaptable to change
Current Driver's License and reliable transportation
This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
Preferred Qualifications:

3+years of related LVN experience in a clinical setting preferred
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred
Physical & Mental Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 100 pounds
Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 300 pounds of force
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and/or machinery
Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team 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: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN/LPN, Medical Terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Gonzales, Shiner, Yoakum, Boerne, Floresville, Helotes, Northern Hills, Nacogdoches, RD., 78216, Texas, TX

 

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