*** $2500.00 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates ***
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)
Palliative Care LPN will provide a variety of patient care activities supporting the needs of the Palliative Care Program, in both office and clinical duties.
* This position is patient facing that will require clinic & field work *
Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, EKGs, phlebotomy)
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
Organizes Provider/RN bags and maintains equipment, responsible for ordering equipment as necessary
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
Enters data from PCP charts to WellMed Electronic Medical Record System
Participates in Marketing events
Performing a medical house call if necessary
Collect any samples from the home visits (labs) and ensure proper labeling/dissemination
Obtain and track referrals
Process and track requests for DME
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.
**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.
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Current Florida Practical Nurse License
3+ years of related LPN clinical experience
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
Knowledge of medical terminology
Perform procedures, injections and phlebotomy
Ability to maintain quality control standards
Knowledge of medical office procedures
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance
3+ years of LPN experience in a medical, home or hospice setting
Knowledge/experience in hospice, palliative care and end-of-life patient management
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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 550,000+ 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: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.
OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: LPN, clinical, medical terminology, travel, injections, phlebotomy, quality control, medical office, Hospice, Palliative care, EMR, referrals, Managed Care, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Brandon, FL, Florida