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Bilingual Clinical Licensed Vocational Nurse WellMed at Cross Roads McAllen Texas - 911876

Brownsville, TX 78520
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    911876

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 lifes best work.(sm)

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***2nd shift***

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***1:00pm - 9:00pm Monday - Friday & every other Saturday 8am - 12pm***

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Under the direction of providers (defined as an MD, DO, DPM, NP or PA) or RNs, reporting to the Clinical Advisor, theLVN / LPNprovides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and procedures approved by WellMed and applicable state board of nursing. Is an active member of the health care team to assess patients needs, provide input into the plan of care and implement prescribed interventions.
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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Perform all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational / Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, medication administration, EKGs, phlebotomy) as determined by the applicable State Board of Nursing
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  • Participate in implementing established education plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well-defined health learning needs
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  • Coordinate patient care as directed by providers, RNs, and policies, including referrals, transition visits, medications, procedures and follow up
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  • Document chief complaint and rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination
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  • Telephonically obtain information on chief complaint and symptoms and accurately relays information to provider
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  • Collect data and performs focused nursing assessment of patients; assist in the evaluation of a patients response to treatment and identifies patients needs; communicate findings to the provider
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  • Record patient assessment and care in the medical record in an accurate and timely manner
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  • Review the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for patients prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider and / or RN
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  • Provide a safe environment (OSHA standards) for patients and staff in the clinic
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  • Ensure patient confidentiality (HIPAA) at all times and treat patients with courtesy and respect
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  • Organize exam and treatment rooms, stocks and clean rooms and sterilize instruments
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  • Practice standard infection control precautions
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  • Ensure medication management follows policies and procedures; appropriately document
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  • medications & immunizations in patient records
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  • Follow laboratory management polices & procedures and CLIA standards; collect lab samples and ensure proper labeling
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  • Fulfill medication refill requests following approved protocols
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  • If certified in IV therapy; start peripheral lines, monitor and adjust flow rates, prime IV lines, change dressing on IV sites (if needed) and discontinue venous lines
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • High school diploma or GED
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  • Current and unrestricted State Vocational / Practical Nursing license
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  • Current BLS certification
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures
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  • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records
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  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
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  • Ability to perform medical procedures, give injections and perform phlebotomy
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  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with providers / staff, patients, and the community
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  • If required by clinic, IV certification must be obtained
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  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (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
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  • 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
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"Preferred Qualifications:

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  • 2+ years of experience in a medical setting
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  • IV certification
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  • Knowledge of ICD-10 and CPT coding
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  • Effective listening and communication skills; proper use of grammar and spelling
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  • Good communication and customer service skills
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"Physical and Mental Requirements:

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  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
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  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 35 pounds of force
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  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery
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  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and / or in writing
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  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
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  • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids
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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 380,000+ 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)

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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.

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OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords:WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN / LPN, Health Coach, Education, CHF, IHD, COPD / Asthma and Diabetes Disease Management, Chronic Care, Brownsville, TX, Texas

Posted: 2021-01-29 Expires: 2021-02-28

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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