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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Worcester
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

*** External Employees eligible for $2500 Sign On Bonus ***
Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you'll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we're at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you'll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life's best work.(sm)
Hours: First shift, 38.75 hours per week. No weekends, evenings, or holidays
Location: -123 Summer St, Worcester, MA 01608
Specialty: Infectious Disease
The Licensed Practical Nurse performs a variety of duties related to providing patient care. -
Primary Responsibilities:


  • Prepare examination rooms and sterilizing equipment
  • Room patients, obtain health history, check vital signs and perform EKG's
  • Administer injections and collect specimens
  • Document patient care using NextGen electronic medical record software
  • Schedule appointments, complete prior authorizations, process medication refills, handle referrals, answer calls and complete paperwork
  • Assist physicians and nurse practitioners with minor, in-office procedures

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    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 nursing license (i.e. RN, LPN, LVN) in the state of Massachusetts
    • Ability to commute to the office location
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • CPR certification
      • Additional healthcare certifications including ARRT, CEHRS, CBCS, CMAA, CPT
      • Experience working as a Medical Assistant or Emergency Medical Technician
      • EMR / EHR experience
      • Experience with NextGen medical record software
      • Experience with medical front office and back office duties including vitals, phlebotomy, injections, casting/splinting, administering medications, referrals, prior authorizations, and insurance verifications

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        To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.
        Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
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        Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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. -
        UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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