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Licensed Practical Nurse - Rutherford, NJ - 945312

Rutherford, NJ 07070
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    945312

Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, Essex, Middlesex, Burlington, and Camden counties. We have over 60 locations and 180 board certified medical providers specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, ENT, Foot & Ankle, Gastroenterology, Rheumatology, Cardiology, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy, Allergy & Immunology, Developmental Health, Pain Management, Chiropractic and Optometry.

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As a National Committee for Quality Assurance "Level III- Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to the entire family and is committed to providing patients with the highest quality medical care.

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In addition to providing the highest quality of care, Riverside offers its patients the best hours of operation of any private practice in the country. Patients have around-the-clock access to a health-care team and have the benefit of same day and walk in appointments. As an advocate for prenatal health and education, Riverside offers prenatal classes every weekend free of charge. Riverside believes in giving back to their community and the patients they serve through health fairs, charitable giving/foundation, and free medical education.

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As a part of the OptumCare network, Riverside Medical Group is seeking aLicensed Practical Nurse (LPN)to join our growing team in New Jersey. At Optum, we are transforming healthcare nationally while providing physician-led care locally. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doingyour life's best work.(sm)

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Provide patient care and education and assist in locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources
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  • Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
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  • Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)
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  • Demonstrate respect for patients and staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
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  • Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording patient vitals, current medications, medical history
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  • Answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed
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  • Provide and document patient care such as giving injections and performing preventive screenings
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  • Carry out standing orders (i.e., authorizing prescription refills and ordering tests)
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  • 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
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  • 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
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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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  • Graduate of accredited school of practical nursing
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  • Current and valid LPN license in the State of New Jersey
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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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  • Clinical experience
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  • Bilingual - English/Spanish
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Opportunities with Riverside Medical Group.Discover what it means to be part of a top-rated, premier medical practice with a deep commitment to serving its community for over 35 years. Were also part of the best hospital system in New Jersey and one of the best 50 hospitals in the nation. Riverside Medical Group has over 25 locations in Northern New Jersey, and we deliver quality-focused care to patients of all ages. We recently became part of OptumCare - the health care delivery part of Optum, backed by the scale and resources of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies. Every day we provide the ultimate patient experience through round-the-clock access to health care teams, same day and walk-in appointments, as well as charitable giving and a foundation that supports scholarships and medical research. At Riverside, youll play an important role in helping people achieve optimal health, and thats just the start. Learn more about career opportunities with Riverside Medical Group, where you can help change the world as you doyour lifes best work.(sm)

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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.

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

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Job Keywords: LPN, Rutherford, NJ, New Jersey

Posted: 2021-07-13 Expires: 2021-08-12

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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