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Registered Nurse - 2200904

Optum

Optum

Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

$2,500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group, part of the Optum family of businesses. Join a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led organization where you will work with talented peers on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. Here, we focus on delivering the best patient care, rather than volume. Through innovation and superior care management, we support patients and your well-being as a team member. Join a team at the forefront of value-based care and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

Location: 5 Neponset St, Worcester, MA 01606
Hours: 5 days per week, 40 hours total. No weekends, evenings, or holidays
Specialty: Oncology

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 oncology 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 oncology 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) certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Phone triage experience
  • Epic Computer experience
  • Experience with electronic medical records
  • Experience working in an ambulatory clinic setting
  • Experience in a oncology setting
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Proven excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

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.