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Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse

Company: HCP OptumCare Management
Location: El Monte
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

What You'll Do (aka Description):Under the supervision of a clinician or a Registered Nurse, the position is responsible for ensuring that all the aspects of the patient's care are in order and meets all criteria to process the patient safely through the clinical experience or procedure. Oversees the operational flow of the specialty or other departments to include patient flow, nursing flow, and assistance with clinical procedures. Responsible for performing operational duties as required under the supervision of the supervisor / manager / lead clinician.Essential Functions:Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate Optum's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer.Closely monitors patient safety at all times (i.e. does not leave patient on an exam table unattended) and participates in Optum fall prevention program.Complies with Optum sharps safety program at all times (i.e. only using devices with safety features and employing safe work practices).Directs patient to proper exam/treatment area and prepares patient for examinations and other procedures.Performs EKG reconciliation and ensures confirmed EKG's are seen by clinician.Instructs patient on lab, radiology, and other procedure / testing preparations.Participates in visit closure with patient and clinician by explaining next steps for lab, X-ray, referrals, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), etc.Participates in verifying medications and vaccine doses for non-licensed teammates.Provides direct patient care as needed.Mentors and trains teammates in collaboration with the Site Administrator, lead clinician and people services departmentAttends in all mandatory Clinical Teammate Orientation (CTO) (both instructor led and online courses), Annual Clinical Updates, and Skills validation including those that could be held after working hours including the weekend.Participates in facilitation of annual skills validation for Medical Assistants take place during evening hours and or weekends (selected Saturdays only).Ensures all Patient Intervention Reports (PIR) have been reviewed and actions taken.Assists clinician and licensed nursing teammates in responding to patient emergency situations as per Emergency Response Protocols.Conducts pre and post-operative teaching for the patient, taking into account all psychological, physiological and religious aspects.Works in collaboration with a clinician to prepare, monitor and discharge patients after a procedure.Cleans and stocks exam and procedure/surgery rooms.Serves as a relief for the teammates.Assists with all departments specific functions within the LVN scope of practice.Verifies that the informed consents for procedures have been signed, dated and witnessed.Manages ordering and maintaining of all supplies.Evaluates teammate's competencies.Participates in teammate interviewing if requested.Backs-up teammates as needed.Coordinates teammate coverage.What's required?1 or 2 years of post-high school education or a degree from a two-year college.Graduation from an accredited Licensed Vocational Nurse program.Current California LVN license.I.V. therapy and phlebotomy certification required.Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA)- (100% online certification is not acceptable).Over 1 year and up to and including 3 years of experience.It'd be even better if (#Preferred):Experience in an ambulatory care setting and/or specialty area such as: OR, ER, Urgent CareFull COVID-19 vaccination is an essential function of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain the necessary information from new hires prior to employment to ensure compliance. You will be expected to perform all essential functions of this role with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet this requirement may result in the rescission of your offer or the termination of your employment.Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Here you'll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(SM)Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Keywords: HCP OptumCare Management, El Monte , Lead Licensed Vocational Nurse, Healthcare , El Monte, California

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