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Registered Nurse - Pediatrics - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Southfields
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

$5,000 sign on bonus for External CandidatesOptum in the tri-state region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group) offers an interconnected network that enables us to work collaboratively to better coordinate care among our doctors and care teams. Together, we offer you and your family access to more than 2,100 providers, representing 70 specialties, working in 360 medical practices and more than 55 urgent care locations across New York, New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut.--We're a dynamic and growing health care organization, offering a wide range of employment opportunities. We are seeking professional and dedicated individuals to be part of our team, where integrity, respect, accountability, and collaboration are among our core principles. Work with the largest care delivery organization in the world and start doing your life's best work.(sm) --The group has always maintained a firm commitment to each of our patients...to provide high quality medical and surgical care in a warm, friendly setting, and in a caring manner. Each and every member of our professional and support staff is dedicated to this ideal - physicians, nurses, technicians and support personnel. The commitment to deliver services that revolve around our patients is central to our care practices and philosophies. Integrated care teams focus their efforts to ensure that evidence-based, patient-centered approaches are consistently implemented to maximize patient health, self-efficacy, and self-management.The Registered Nurse or RN provides professional nursing care to patients/significant others via direct and/or telephone contact, following established standards and practices. S/he coordinates with other members of the care team to ensure seamless care delivery, maximal coordination of efforts, and active patient participation in planning and care. Assists physician or other provider with clinical procedures, performs telephone triage as needed, and participates in patient teaching.Position in this function provides direction to: Licensed Practical Nurses, clerical assistants, medical assistants, and other non-licensed personnel.--Location(s): RemoteSchedule: Monday - Thursday, 8:30AM - 5:30PM Eastern Standard Time. One weekend per month and holidays as needed.Specialty: Pediatrics--If you are RN licensed in New York State, you will have the flexibility to work remotely* as you take on some tough challengesPrimary 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 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-----
  • Provides support, teaching and ongoing management services to patients-----
  • Provides self-management education in both group and individual visits-----
  • 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 an RN in the State of New York-----Preferred Qualifications:
      • Epic Computer experience-----
      • Experience working in Pediatrics
      • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.-----
      • Familiarity with electronic medical records-----
      • Proven excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills-------Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.--CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH Care Associates, and Riverside Medical Group (the "Practices") are all physician owned and led practices having complete authority for all medical decision-making and patient care through their physicians and other licensed professionals. Optum, through its management organizations ("Optum") provides non-clinical administrative services to support the Practices and their physicians. Neither Optum nor its management companies employ, engages, or supervises physicians or other licensed professionals, or determines or sets the methods, standards, or conduct of the practice of medicine or health care provided by the Practices or by any of their licensed professionals. "Part of Optum" reflects that the Practices are part of Optum's effort to support forward-thinking physician practices in helping their patients live healthier lives.--About OptumCare:At OptumCare, we've found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at .--Would you thrive with OptumCare?
        • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
        • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
        • Are you a team player - comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
        • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
        • Do you want to be part of something better?New York Residents Only:--The hourly range for New York residents is $27.07 to $53.08. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you'll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.--*All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter PolicyAt 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: 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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