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 Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN / LPN, Mobile Team, WellMed - Corpus Christi, TX - KINGSVILLE, Texas, United States

Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Not Specified 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: Unspecified 
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: 767751_0 / Latpro-3623332 
Date posted: Jul-03-2018
State, Zip: Texas, 78363


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 LVN performs a variety of healthcare screening activities to assist providers in conducting quality clinics, including administering injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy, quality surveys and various other procedures. Delivers exceptional customer service and maintains established quality control standards. This position will work directly with our contracted providers to improve their quality goals and to provide education and training while onsite at the PCP clinic. The LVN offers guidance and support to the PCP and staff to ensure they have the tools and resources to meet their quality healthcare goals.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs all duties within the scope of a LVN (procedures, injections, diagnostic testing, phlebotomy)
  • Coordinates healthcare screening results as directed by providers, company standards, and policies
  • Broad knowledge of information required to complete health screenings
  • Travels with the mobile team to clinics and centralized locations to conduct screening clinics to support contracted physician network
  • Focus on medication adherence and work with office and patients to ensure the patients are able to obtain medications and take the medications according to the prescriber information
  • Record resolutions of med adherence and other quality indicators that have an action plan and follow through with physician and / or mobile team provider. Adjust action plan as indicated to improve compliance
  • Follows all physician office guidelines while conducting screening clinics onsite at contracted physician clinics
  • Arrives to all clinics as least 15 minutes early to introduce the team to the office staff and set up equipment in exam room designated for clinic
  • Organizes onsite clinics to ensure all equipment and supplies are on hand and set up in the exam rooms prior to receiving patients for screening appointments
  • Performs and completes all quality program health screenings per required metrics
  • Processes appropriate documents in an organized and accurate manner and copy all physician on patient results and quality forms submitted
  • Reviews all patient screening forms to ensure outstanding healthcare screenings are performed. Reviews medical records to data mine and collect referral information for colon screenings, DM eye exams, mammograms and labs
  • Records patient care documentation in the medical records accurately and according to company policy
  • Conducts post audits on all information submitted to quality program to make sure information was complete and presented within the guidelines. Any items rejected due to noncompliance will be researched and resubmitted according to guidelines
  • Reviews all medical information, test results and survey questions prior to the patient leaving to ensure all information is captured
  • Presents abnormal results to the provider promptly to ensure there is not an emergency condition that needs immediate attention
  • Post clinic preparation of mobile team charts for faxing, filing and forwarding to the PCP offices
  • Compiles results and enters information into utilization repots for submission to management
  • Supports contracted physician group by providing training and education to the office staff in ePRG, use of equipment, and process to accurately complete quality forms sent by the PCP
  • Works collaboratively with mobile team staff, medical director, PBMs, and provider offices to ensure completion of quality forms and improve overall quality score
  • Floats to assigned positions / locations as needed to support and assist with patient screening overflows, high volume clinics and staff absences
  • Maintains confidentiality of all materials handled within the department as well as proper release of patient information at all times
  • Maintains licensure's / certifications (LVN and CPR) and quality control standards
  • Participates in marketing events as determined by business need
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

This position will support the WellMed “Mobile Team” - Located near Staples St and Ayers Blvd. / Some local travel will be needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
  • Current unrestricted Vocational Nurse License in applicable state
  • Current BLS and/or CPR certification or the ability to attain the certification within 30 days of employment hire date
  • 1+ years of related LVN experience in a clinical setting
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • ICD-9 and CPT coding experience
  • Ability to travel frequently within assigned market
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
  • 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 LVN experience in a clinical setting
  • Successful demonstration as a LVN in physician office with skills to teach, lead, and educate staff; understand the compliance of all quality procedures and clinical guidelines of the company clinic policies
  • HEDIS or Quality Audit experience
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish)
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
  • Independent problem identification resolution and decision making skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 100 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 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 240,000+ 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, Heath coach/coordinator, Medical Terminology, ICD-9 and CPT coding, Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Sinton, Alice, Ingleside, Robstown, Port Aransas, Bishop, Rockport, Aransas Pass, Texas, TX


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