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Licensed Practical Nurse

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

$2500 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates -
Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)
WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient's health. WellMed's proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.
Work Hours: - 8AM - 5PM Monday - Friday
Work Location: - -WellMed at Bay Area, 6350 Central Ave, St. Petersburg, FL 33707
Primary Responsibilities:


  • Performs all nursing duties within the scope of a Licensed Vocational/Practical Nurse (procedures, injections, medication administration, EKGs, phlebotomy) as determined by the applicable State Board of Nursing
  • Participates in implementing established education plans for patients and their families with common health problems and well-defined health learning needs
  • Coordinates patient care as directed by providers, RNs, and policies, including referrals, transition visits, medications, procedures and follow up
  • Documents chief complaint and rooms patients according to policy and procedures, prepares patient for examination
  • Telephonically obtains information on chief complaint and symptoms and accurately relays information to provider
  • Collects data and performs "focused" nursing assessment of patients; assists in the evaluation of a patient's response to treatment and identifies patient's needs; communicates findings to the provider
  • Records patient assessment and care in the medical record in an accurate and timely manner
  • Reviews the patient record, chart, reports (including laboratory and x - ray), and other pertinent information for patients prior to being seen by the provider and reports relevant information to the provider and/or RN
  • Organizes exam and treatment rooms, stocks and cleans rooms and sterilizes instruments
  • Maintain patient records for medication, immunizations, and other relevant information
  • Follows laboratory management polices & procedures and CLIA standards; collects lab samples and ensures proper labeling
  • If certified in IV therapy; starts peripheral lines, monitors, and adjusts flow rates, prime IV lines, changes dressing on IV sites (if needed) and discontinues venous lines


    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 and unrestricted LPN in the state of Florida
    • Current BLS certification
    • Knowledge of medical terminology and medical office procedures
    • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records
    • Ability to perform medical procedures, give injections and perform phlebotomy
    • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

      Preferred Qualifications:

      • IV certification
      • 2 + years of experience in a medical setting
      • Knowledge of ICD - 10 and CPT coding


        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 WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
        WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.
        **PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. -Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign On Bonus.

        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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