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LPN - Gretna, LA - 927920

Gretna, LA 70053
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    927920

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doingyour life's best work.(sm)
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"Positions in this function require various nurse licensure and certification based on role and grade level. Licensure includes RN or LPN/LVN, depending on grade level, with current unrestricted licensure in applicable state. Positions this function include RN and LPN/LVN roles responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients. Employees are involved in direct patient care (in a clinic, in-home care, etc.).

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing patients medical records to determine preventive care and treatment needs prior to scheduled appointment
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  • Manages incoming patient calls and messages by communicating with patients, family members, and care team to ensure that the patients needs are met and appropriately documented in the telephone encounter in the electronic medical record
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  • Provides patient care to include: patient assessment/triage prior to physicians examination, serves as patient advocate/liaison by answering questions related to care and treatment, patient education and self-management support,implements physician orders (injections, prescription refills, diagnostic tests, referrals, etc.) and assists physician or nurse practitioner with procedures
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  • Performs clinic/administrative tasks as directed by clinic manager
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  • Triages phone calls to the appropriate department
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  • Performs other job-related duties as requested
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Job Scope and Guidelines:

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  • Has basic knowledge of theories, practices and procedures in a function or skill
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  • Performs routine or structured work
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  • Responds to routine or standard requests
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  • Uses existing procedures and facts to solve routine problems or conduct routine analyses
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  • Depends on others for instruction, guidance or direction
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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/GED
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  • 3 years'experienceas an LPN
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  • Current LPN License Required state of Louisiana
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  • Current CPR certification required
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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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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting or other company location
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be 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. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas, In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders.
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

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You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities: click here.

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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: UnitedHealth Group, licensed practical nurse, Gretna, LA, Louisiana, hiring immediately, #RPO

Posted: 2021-06-07 Expires: 2021-07-07

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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