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Registered Pediatric Nurse - RN - ProHealth Physicians - Wallingford, CT

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Middletown
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

** $2500 Sign-On Bonus for all External Hires **
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ProHealth Physicians, Wallingford -Pediatrics has an immediate full-time opening for a friendly, patient focused and detailed oriented Registered Nurse to join our team.
Location: 1062 Barnes Road, Wallingford, CT. Nurses may also travel to Meriden office.
The office is open Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM and Saurday - Sunday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Nurses work 8 - 10 hour shifts, and either 4 -or 5 days per week. Nurses are required to work one evening per week and one weekend per month.
Primary Responsibilities:
Order vaccines as needed
Oversight of the medical teams CLIA competences
Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
Support the care team and its patients by providing and documenting nursing care following established standards and practices
Provide patient care and education and assist in locating and coordinating services from other providers and resources
Serve as liaison between patients, staff and providers
Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)
Demonstrate respect for patients and ProHealth staff by presenting a friendly, courteous manner at all times and maintaining patient confidentiality
Provide attention to patients in a manner that builds confidence, trust and loyalty
Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording (as applicable): Height and weight, Temperature, Blood pressure, Head circumference, Current medications and Chief complaint and history
Triage patients according to approved protocols and consistent with ProHealth's Appointment and Scheduling Guidelines
Answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed using the EHR
Provide and document patient care such as giving injections and performing preventive screenings
Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition
Carry out standing orders (i.e., authorizing prescription refills and ordering tests) consistent with ProHealth's policies and procedures
Schedule tests, treatments and follow up visits on behalf of patients. Assist patients with identifying suitable outside resources for disease management and other services; refer patients when appropriate
Monitor task list in order to respond to tasks in a timely manner, follow up on overdue orders and monitor status of critical referrals
Order supplies and maintain appropriate records. Prepare and maintain equipment including sterilization
Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA and CLIA regulations and ProHealth policies
Assist care team to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
As appropriate, conduct outreach to patients in need of appointments or other services, to communicate test results and other information, and to follow up after appointments to be sure patients are following their plan of care
Perform other duties as assigned

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:
Professional education for nursing
Unrestricted RN licensure in Connecticut
1+ years of hands-on clinical experience
Basic computer knowledge and aptitude
Experience with electronic health record
Experience working in pediatrics
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachlor's of Science in Nursing (BSN)
2+ years of RN experience in acute, primary care or other related clinical settings
Electronic health record experience - AllScript
Bilingual (English/Spanish)

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decision-making and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Connecticut Residents Only : The salary/hourly range for Connecticut residents is $58,800 -to $104,600. 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.

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

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, Nurse, Wallingford, Meriden, North Haven, Middletown, CT, Connecticut

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Middletown , Registered Pediatric Nurse - RN - ProHealth Physicians - Wallingford, CT, Healthcare , Middletown, Connecticut

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