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LPN (Float)- ProHealth Physicians - 888799

Farmington, CT 06032
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    888799

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)


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ProHealth Physicians, part of"OptumCare

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If you want to get way ahead"in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization's that's way ahead of"the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become"Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations"throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and"specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth"serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care"delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving"our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care"Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our"community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a"NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us"perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of"providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your"life's best work.(sm)

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ProHealth Physicians has an immediate full-time (40"hours per week/8 hour shifts) opening for a friendly, patient focused and"detailed oriented Float LPN to join our team."Our Float LPN will be expected to support our practices within and"around Hartford County such as: Farmington, West Hartford, Hartford,"Wethersfield, Newington, Rocky Hill, Berlin, Southington, Plainville, Bristol,"Avon, Simsbury, Bloomfield and Windsor. May be asked to float to other regions as"needed. Typical schedule is Monday thru"Friday with possible weekend shifts. The Float LPN would need be to available"& flexible to work anytime from 7:30 am - 7:00 pm.


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Primary Responsibilities:
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  • Support the care team and its patients by providing and" documenting nursing care following established standards and practices
  • Provide patient care and education and assist in" locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources
  • Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
  • Document all patient interactions and other clinical" activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health" record (EHR)
  • Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by" presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining" patient confidentiality
  • Provide attention to patients in a manner that builds" confidence, trust and loyalty
  • Act as a member of the care team, including preparing" patients to be seen by collecting and recording(as applicable): Height and" weight, Temperature, Blood pressure, Head circumference, Current" medications and Chief complaint and history
  • Triage patients according to approved protocols and" consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines. Answer" and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to" providers as needed using the EHR
  • Provide and document patient care such as giving" injections and performing preventive screenings
  • Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and" provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition
  • Carry out standing orders (i.e., authorizing" prescription refills and ordering tests) consistent with ProHealth's" policies and procedures
  • 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
  • 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
  • Monitor task list in order to respond to tasks in a" timely manner, follow up on overdue orders and monitor status of critical" referrals
  • Order supplies and vaccines and maintain appropriate" records. Prepare and maintain equipment including sterilization
  • Conduct orientation of clinical support staff and" provide training/coaching for staff related to clinical issues
  • Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA and CLIA" regulations and ProHealth policies
  • Assist care team to assure smooth office operation and" delivery of excellent service through teamwork
  • Perform other duties as assigned
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You'll"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.

Required Qualifications:
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  • Active unrestricted LPN licensure in"CT
  • Basic computer knowledge and"aptitude
  • Travel up to 75%
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Preferred Qualifications:
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  • Experience working on an electronic"health record (AllScripts)
  • 1 year LPN - Experience in adult"& pediatric patient care in acute or primary care setting
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Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one"giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it"comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related"information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits"for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new"ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses,"brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where"health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that"means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that"matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity"to do your 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: LPN, CT, Connecticut,"Primary Care

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Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-02-05

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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