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RN - Willimantic, CT - 891158

Willimantic, CT 06226
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  • Job Code
    891158
  • Jobs Rated
    122nd

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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Windham Pediatrics, ProHealth Physicians (OptumCare"Co) has an immediate full-time"opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented Registered Nurse"to join our team. This is a full-time"(40 hours per week/8 hour shift) position."Office is open Monday through Friday.Hours"are8:20 am to 5pm on Tuesdays and Fridays and 8:20 am to 6pm on Mondays"and Thursdays. May be asked to float"to other local practices for coverage. Schedule to be determined in the office by the"Practice Manager.


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Primary Responsibilities:
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  • Order vaccines as needed
  • Oversight of the medical teams CLIA competences
  • Serve" as liaison between patients, staff and providers
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • Professional education for nursing"and Connecticut RN licensure
  • Basic computer knowledge and"aptitude
  • Experience"in Acute, Primary care or other out-patient settings
  • Experience with administering"immunizations
  • Phone Triage
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Preferred"Qualifications:

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  • BSN
  • Electronic health record - AllScript"
  • Experience with Pediatric patients
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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: RN, Registered Nurse, CT,"Connecticut, Willimantic, Primary Care, Pediatrics

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Posted: 2020-10-22 Expires: 2020-12-26

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