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Job Responsibilities : Registered Nurse – Family Medicine

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Company : UnitedHealth Group

Location : Meriden, CT 06451 US

Educational requirements : High School

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$1000 Sign-on Bonus for External RN Candidates

ProHealth Physicians is a physician-led medical group with 85 practice locations throughout Connecticut serving more than 10% of the state’s residents. We empower physicians and advanced clinicians to better serve patients through enhanced care processes in support of improved patient outcomes. Formed in 1997 ProHealth Physicians has grown to include more than 350 primary care and specialty clinicians and offers select specialty and diagnostic/therapeutic services.

ProHealth-Meriden Family Medicine a part of Optum has an immediate opening for a friendly patient focused and detailed oriented Registered Nurse to join our team. This is a 40 hour a week full time position with a generalized scheduled of Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00am.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Perform other 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
  • Active and unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the state of CT
  • Experience with Electronic Medical Records
  • Proficient administering injections
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination and boosters when applicable prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experienced in pediatrics
  • Interest in potential growth as a clinical team lead

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift push or pull >35 lbs. with assistance
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate equipment and / or machinery
  • 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
  • Ability to discriminate shades of color when reading dipstick

To protect the health and safety of our workforce patients and communities we serve UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination including boosters as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health you can play a role in creating a healthier world one insight one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.

Connecticut Residents Only: The hourly range for Connecticut residents is $28.85 to $51.30. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education work experience certifications etc. In addition to your salary UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as a comprehensive benefits package incentive and recognition programs equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time part time or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

At UnitedHealth Group our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race gender sexuality age location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today however there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes – an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.

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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