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Congestive Heart Failure Registered Nurse - 2181852

Optum

Optum

Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023

$2,500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

 

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

 

This position will be working closely with the Cardiology provider, primary care providers and others to provide education and monitoring services to all adult patients with diabetes.

 

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a compassion, enthusiastic and professional Cardiology Nurse to join our growing team in Worcester.  

 

Location: 1 Eaton PL, Worcester, MA 

 

Hours: 38.75 hours per week Monday – Friday. No weekends, evenings, or holidays

 

Department: Cardiology

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides care in the individual and group setting
  • Works with primary care providers throughout the organization to provide education and monitoring services for all referred patients
  • Works closely with the staff and providers to identify patients that require education and monitoring services
  • Manages a caseload of patients independently
  • Assesses patients for their learning needs, follows them appropriately and documents in the patient electronic medical record
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the area of cardiology care
  • Provides staff education for nurses or others at various sites as requested
  • Collaborates with the practice manager in relation to time utilization and program development
  • Utilizes the curriculum developed for the care of  patients
  • Provides professional and courteous care to patients
  • Participates in monthly patient support groups
  • Provides support, teaching and ongoing management services to cardiology patients
  • Provides self-management education in both group and individual visits
  • Provides instruction on administration of subcutaneous as well as non-insulin injectable antihyperglycemic agents
  • Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as DPH, etc. 
  • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.
  • Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed
  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance will be required

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:

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Currently licensed as an RN in the State of Massachusetts
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Epic computer experience
  • Experience working in an ambulatory setting with telephone triage
  • Experience in an cardiology setting
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.

 

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: 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.