UnitedHealth Group LVN - USMD - Cleburne, TX in Cleburne, Texas

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 doing your life's best work.(sm)

USMD part of OptumCare is a multi-specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty.

The Licensed Vocational Nurse performs a range of assigned nursing tasks and procedures under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform general clinical care to patients, administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinical standards

  • Assist with the preparation of equipment and aids physician during treatment, examinations, and testing of patients

  • Collect blood, tissue or other laboratory specimens, log the specimens, and prepares them for testing

  • Administer injections and prescribed medications as directed by the physician

  • Observe, records, and reports patient’s condition and reactions to drugs and treatments to the physician and administers prescribed medications as directed by the physician

  • Greet patients and prepares them for examination, screens patients for appropriate information and instructs patients in collection of samples and tests

  • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and additional information such as test results in electronic medical records

  • Respond to and refers incoming telephone calls. Instructs patients and family members regarding medications, test results and treatment instructions

  • Assist with referrals and medication refills

  • Arrange for patient testing and admission to the hospital when necessary

  • Maintain patient recall lists

  • Formulate and updates patient care plans, and orders, prepares, and inspects patient charts, records, tests, and examination results in the patient chart

  • Prepare examination rooms, including restocking of supplies in treatment areas

  • Attend required meetings and participates in team activities and professional development activities

  • Resolve site requests as assigned

  • Represent clinic in a professional manner and treat all customers, internal and external, in a courteous and cooperative

  • Handle triage phone calls

  • Escort patient to exam rooms, interview patient, measure vital signs (i.e. weight, blood pressure, pulse, and temperature) and documents in patient chart

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Current unrestricted LVN license

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • CPR and/or BLS Certification

  • 2+ years of nursing experience in a clinic environment

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

  • Ability to frequently to sit, stand, walk, see, speak, and hear

  • Ability to occasionally kneel, climb, or balance

  • Ability to regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds and rarely lift more than 25 pounds

Careers with USMD. If you’re idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk. Throughout the greater Dallas area, we’ve built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi-specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing 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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