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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN / LPN Supportive/Palliative Care WellMed Corpus Christi TX - 929011

Corpus Christi, TX 78401
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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 achieveyour lifes best work. (sm)

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WellMed provides concierge level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic stat that understands and care about the patients health. WellMeds proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

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To provide a variety of patient care activities supporting the needs of the Palliative Care Program in both office duties/clerical, as well as clinical duties as necessary

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse as required by state of employment (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy)
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  • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and timely
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  • Reviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for each patient prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider 100% of the time
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  • Coordinates patient care as directed by physician, company standards and policies
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  • Organized and accurate processing of appropriate documents
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  • Respects patient confidentiality
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  • Organizes housecall bags and maintains equipment, responsible for ordering equipment as necessary
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  • Maintains certifications (LVN or LPN & CPR)
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  • Answers phones and schedules appointments based on best geographic locations to minimize drive time between patients
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  • Schedule family meetings when appropriate
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  • Responsible for note taking during Interdisciplinary Team Meeting
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  • Responsible for ensuring proper communication between PCP and Palliative Care Team.
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  • Triages patient phone calls to the appropriate destination, ensuring that urgent calls are expedited to the provider
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  • Readies patient chart for each providers daily visits:""
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    • Map on front of the chart
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    • Charts updated with labs, data, consult notes, hospital records, etc.
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    • Consents in chart when appropriate
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  • Medical records management
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  • Participates in Marketing events
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  • Performing a medical house call if necessary
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  • Collect any samples from the home visits (labs) and ensure proper labeling/dissemination
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  • Keep provider mileage logs and reimbursements
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  • Obtain and track referrals
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  • Fulfill medication refill requests
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.
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This is a clinic-based position, near Morgan Ave., West Side, 78405:Specialists for Health / Occasional Local and Non-Local travel is required as determined by the business

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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 graduate or GED equivalent
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  • Current unrestricted Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in applicable state of employment
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  • 3 or more years of related LVN or LPN clinical experience
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  • Reliable transportation
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  • Computer literacy
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  • Knowledge of medical terminology
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  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding
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  • Accurate documentation
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  • Perform procedures, injections and phlebotomy
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  • Ability to maintain quality control standards
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  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
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  • Ability to follow procedures and rules
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  • Knowledge of medical office procedures
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  • ICD-9 and CPT coding
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  • Accurate documentation
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  • Perform procedures, injections and phlebotomy
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  • Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems
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  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public
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  • Good communication and customer service skills
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  • 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
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
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Preferred Qualifications:
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  • Masters in Business or Health Administration
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  • Lean Six Sigma or Project Management certification
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  • Healthcare management certification
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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 550,000+ 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 doyour life's 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: Corpus Christi, Kingsville, Alice, Ingleside, Robstown, Port Aransas, Bishop, Rockport, Aransas Pass, Texas, TX

Posted: 2021-05-22 Expires: 2021-06-21

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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN / LPN Supportive/Palliative Care WellMed Corpus Christi TX - 929011

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