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UnitedHealth Group LVN Rheumatology Irving TX in Irving, Texas

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 yourlife’s best work.(sm)

Position is based in Irving 4 days aweek and 1 day a week will be in either Carrollton or Bedford.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform general clinical care to patients, administersprescribed medications and treatments in accordance with clinicalstandards

  • Administer injections and prescribed medications asdirected by the physician

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

  • Assist with referrals and medication refills

  • Arrange for patient testing and admission to thehospital when necessary

  • Maintain patient recall lists

  • 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

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 diploma or GED

  • Current unrestricted TX LVN license or unrestrictedcompact LVN license

  • BLS / CPR within 30 days

  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as wellas proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus,Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documentedevidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience in a clinic environment

  • Verbal and writing ability required to communicateeffectively in informing employees of activities and policies

  • Numerical ability

  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry outinstructions

  • Ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, andmaterials

  • Ability to comply with attendance requirements

  • Ability to comply with Human Resource policies

Physical Demands & WorkingConditions:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, grasp, handle, or feel and to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, see, speak, and hear. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, climb, or balance. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds and rarely lift more than 25 pounds.

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.

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal EmploymentOpportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexualorientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, geneticinformation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass adrug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: LVN, Full Time, Day Shift, Outpatient, Primary Care, Clinic, Rheumatology, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LPN, Licensed Practical Nurse, Irving, Bedford, Carrollton, TX, Texas, USMD, WellMed