UnitedHealth Group RN Clinic – Arlington, TX in Arlington, Texas

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)

WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s 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.

The Registered Nurse is a part of the team concept in the clinical setting for the delivery of health care at USMD, which is devoted to the delivery of primary care in an ambulatory setting with the emphasis on disease prevention health maintenance and patient satisfaction. This individual works closely with the clinical staff, front desk personnel and other related departments order to provide optimal healthcare and support to patients and their families.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient screening and triage utilizing the nursing process and assessment skills.

  • Performs all duties in accordance with clinical, OSHA and infection control standards.

  • Establishes a compassionate environment providing emotional, psychological and spiritual support to patients, friends and families.

  • Handles triage phone calls

  • Promotes patient’s independence by establishing patient care goal: teaching patient, friends and family to understand condition, medications and self-care skills.

  • Assures quality of care by adhering to therapeutic standards: measuring health outcomes against patient care goals and standards: making or recommending necessary adjustments: following the standards of care set by state board of nursing, state nurse practice act and other governing agency requirements.

  • Performs general clinical care to patients, administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical standards and physician orders.

  • Prepare patients for, and assist with, examinations and treatments.

  • Maintain accurate, detailed reports and records.

  • Escorts patients to exam rooms, interviews patient, measures vital signs (i.e. weight, blood pressure, pulse and temperature) and documents in patient chart.

  • Record patients’ medical history, health maintenance and chief complaint.

  • Aids physician or associate practitioner during treatment, examinations and testing of patients.

  • Observe, receive and obtain information from all relevant sources in order to provide optimal nursing care.

  • Monitor all aspects of patient care, including diet and physical activity, with a special emphasis on the high risk patient.

  • Monitor, record, and report symptoms and changes in patients’ conditions.

  • Consult and coordinate with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans.

  • Modify patients’ nursing care plans as indicated by patients’ responses and conditions.

  • Prepare and administer medications, as prescribed by the provider, applying aseptic technique.

  • Observe patient response to medications administered and reports adverse events to provider.

  • Handle triage phone calls

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree, Diploma or Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university

  • Holds a valid Texas, or compact state, nursing license

  • Holds and maintains a current BLS certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years nursing experience in a clinical setting preferred

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds.

Special Requirements:

Verbal and writing ability required to communicate effectively in informing employees of activities and policies. Numerical ability required. Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions; ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials; ability to comply with attendance requirements; ability to comply with Human Resource policies.

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 240,000+ 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 do your life's best work.(sm)

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.

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

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