1+ months

Licensed Vocational Nurse WellMed Irving Gateway Clinic - 897864

Dallas, TX 75201
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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 achieveyour life's best work. (sm)

WellMed provides concierge-level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic stat that understands 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.

Under the direction of providers (defined as an MD, DO, DPM, NP or PA) or RNs, theLVN / LPNprovides clinical support functions and professional nursing care to patients using established standards of clinical nursing care and procedures approved by WellMed and applicable state board of nursing. Is an active member of the health care team to assess patients' needs, provide input into the plan of care and implement prescribed interventions.

To provide a variety of patient care activities supporting the needs of the Palliative Care Program in both office duties/clerical, as well as clinical duties as necessary.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse as required by state of employment (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy)
  • Records patient care documentation in the medical record accurately and timely
  • Reviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x-ray), and other pertinent information for each patient prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider 100% of the time.
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by physician, company standards and policies
  • Organized and accurate processing of appropriate documents
  • Respects patient confidentiality
  • Organizes housecall bags and maintains equipment, responsible for ordering equipment as necessary
  • Maintains certifications (LVN or LPN & CPR)
  • Answers phones and schedules appointments based on best geographic locations to minimize drive time between patients
  • Schedule family meetings when appropriate
  • Responsible for note taking during Interdisciplinary Team Meeting
  • Responsible for ensuring proper communication between PCP and Palliative Care Team
  • Triages patient phone calls to the appropriate destination, ensuring that urgent calls are expedited to the provider.
  • Readies patient chart for each provider's daily visits:
    • Map on front of the chart
      • Charts updated with labs, data, consult notes, hospital records, etc.
      • Consents in chart when appropriate
  • Medical records management
  • Participates in Marketing events
  • Performing a medical house call if necessary
  • Collect any samples from the home visits (labs) and ensure proper labeling / dissemination
  • Keep provider mileage logs and reimbursements
  • Obtain and track referrals
  • Fulfill medication refill requests
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

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:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent
    • Current unrestricted Licensed Vocational Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in applicable state of employment
    • 3+ years of related LVN or LPN clinical experience
    • Reliable transportation
    • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Knowledge of ICD-9 and CPT coding
  • Accurate documentation
  • Perform procedures, injections and phlebotomy
  • Ability to maintain quality control standards
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations
    • Ability to follow procedures and rules
    • Knowledge of medical office procedures
  • ICD-9 and CPT coding
  • Accurate documentation
  • Perform procedures, injections and phlebotomy
    • Ability to sort and file materials correctly by alphabetic or numeric systems
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees, and the public
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive VoiceResponse (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years of experience as an LVN or LPN in a medical, home or hospice setting
  • Knowledge / experience in hospice, palliative care and end-of-life patient management

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 100pounds
  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to300pounds of force
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery
  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle
  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and / or in writing
  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
  • Occasionally requires exposure to communicable diseases or bodily fluids

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 380,000+ 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


WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of"being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery"for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our"patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care"about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas"and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.



This"position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to"Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through"lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's"diagnosis of disease.


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.

Job Keywords: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN/LPN, Health Coach, Education, CHF, IHD, COPD Asthma and Diabetes Disease Management , Chronic Care, Dallas, Texas, TX"


Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-03-07

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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