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Per Diem Registered Nurse RN, Framingham Internal Medicine - 2232851

Optum

Optum

Framingham, MA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

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 Details:

  • Location: 761 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA, 01701
  • Department: Internal Medicine
  • Schedule: Per diem, as needed

This position performs a full range of medical support services while ensuring the highest level of patient care and satisfaction.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides effective patient care directly to patients or through telephone management
  • Delivers care based on patient’s specific needs. Interviews patient and or significant other(s) on admission. Uses observation skills to assess patient, including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status. Identifies and prioritizes patient problems based on assessments
  • Plans for care collaboratively with the patient as well as multidisciplinary healthcare team. Involves patient and significant other(s) based on patient needs
  • Implements interventions. Evaluates or revises the plan based on patient needs or outcomes
  • Initiates nursing interventions that assist the patient to maximize health capabilities. Reassess and revise plan of care according to patient or significant other(s) education needs. Utilizes EMR tools to proactively ensure that all primary and secondary prevention services are accomplished in a timely fashion
  • Administers, monitors and evaluates all therapeutic interventions including but not limited to safe medication administration according to Standard Policies and Procedures and applicable state and federal laws, including but not limited to Immunizations, Department specific medications
  • After completion of a training program, starts intravenous therapy for hydration and administration of medications as required
  • Administers intravenous medications, including limited IV push medications depending on patient population, e.g. Urgent Care versus Primary Care patients, as required
  • Consistently documents all the aspects of patient care and patient education. Reports pertinent information to physician
  • Ensures nursing judgments and plan are based on physical and psychosocial needs
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed

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 a RN / LPN in the State of Massachusetts
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, etc.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BLS/CPR certification or ability to obtain within 90 days from hire
  • 1+ years of RN / LPN experience
  • Pediatrics experience
  • Phone triage experience
  • Experience with EMR systems (EPIC)
  • Proven excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position

The organization reserves the right to modify position responsibilities at any time, due to business necessity.

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.