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Registered Nurse - Urgent Care - 2205407

Optum

Optum

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Worcester, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

$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.

Position in this function is responsible for the effective delivery and management of direct patient care utilizing the nursing process and adhering to standards of nursing practice. Provides appropriate care to patients ranging within the ages of infants to geriatrics. Provides pre-visit and post-visit telephonic support and patient education, populating the Electronic Medical Record with historical information, lab findings, and preliminary orders to be reviewed by the physician at the next clinic visit. Ad hoc visits to the clinical sites will also be scheduled to enhance coordination of team-based care.

Full Time: Registered Nurse – Urgent Care – 12 Hour Shifts 3 days a week: (every other weekend/every other holiday)

Location: 366 Shrewsbury St, Worcester, MA 01604

Department: Same Day Services / Urgent Care

Schedule: 36 hours, 3 days a week consisting of 12-hour shifts, including every other weekend. Two 12-hour days during the week and every other weekend.

Traveling to other Urgent Care sites as needed

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collects current symptoms, as well as a detailed patient history and then consults and coordinates with health care team members to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care plans
  • Performs triage, while considering both physical and psychosocial elements
  • Conducts testing/diagnostics according to department protocol specific to chief complaint and patient condition to proactively obtain necessary information prior to Provider evaluation
  • Manages basic life support needs and stabilizes patients until the attending physician is available, based upon nursing standards and protocol
  • Initiates corrective action whenever information from monitoring equipment shows adverse symptomatology
  • Records patients’ current vital signs
  • Works directly under Physicians and Advance Practitioners, assisting them during exams, diagnostic testing and treatments
  • Prepares and administers (orally, subcutaneously, intramuscularly or through an IV) and records medications as ordered by Provider

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/LPN in the State of Massachusetts
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)/CPR Certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certification in specialty
  • 1+ years of Medical/Surgical or Specialty experience
  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting with telephone triage
  • EPIC experience
  • Any unit-specific criteria, including age-specific, technology, and equipment
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, organization, 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.

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