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UnitedHealth Group Hospice Admissions RN - (Job #385475)
07-25-2012



UnitedHealth Group Hospice Admissions RN – (Job #385475)
Las Vegas, NV
Description:

The Hospice Admissions RN will provide quality/coordinated care to clients under the direction of the hospice director. The RN Intake position is the first line of service for clients who are asked if they desire hospice care. First impressions and knowledge of the hospice admissions program is essential.

Responsibilities:


 ·         Coordinate with the RN Manager to assure the client driven plan of care that strives to meet positive outcomes through on-going evaluation using evidenced based practice.
·         Able to assess hospice appropriateness and work with physicians, case managers, COC's, patients and families to provide service on our Hospice program.
Responsible for making certain that hospice care provided is compliant with State and Federal regulations (documentation and delivered) through participation in chart review and following established process.
·         Able to demonstrate working as a team member, flexible enough to go to other areas of town as needed.
·         Responsible for participation in orientation, ongoing education programs, on-going education programs and successful completion of competency requirements.
·         Responsible for providing services that are congruent with the policies of FHH within the scope of professional nursing practice as defined within the Nurse Practice Act.
·         Strives to provide services to meet both internal and external customer's expectations.
·         Ensures hospice care is provided in accordance with agency and company Corporate Compliance Program.

Qualifications:


 ·         Registered Nurse with active unrestricted license in the State of Nevada required.
·         High school diploma or equivalent.
·         1+ years of experience in a medical/surgical patient care setting or similar experience in a hospital/clinical setting (not including nursing assistant, student/clinical rotations or LPN experience).
·         Previous hospice experience.
·         Current CPR certified.
·         Must possess a valid Nevada Driver's License and maintain personal auto insurance coverage. Must possess a motor vehicle in good working condition which is available during working hours for job related tasks.
·         Must have demonstrated key technical skills that are utilized in the weekend and after hours care of Hospice Patients.
·         Knowledge of professional standards of care and laws and regulations applicable to hospice services.
·         Must be able to work independently and possess basic computer skills.
·         Critical thinking skills required. 
·         Develop and implement plan of care based on assessment skills.
·         Coordinate medical care with provider and appropriate team members.
·         Demonstrates initiative toward problem solving.

Preferred Assets:


 ·         Bachelor's degree preferred.
·         Knowledge of professional standards of care and laws and regulations applicable to hospice services.

OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

TO APPLY, PLEASE COPY AND PASTE THE FOLLOWING LINK AND SEARCH FOR JOB #385475:   http://uhg.hr/LasVegasNVNursingMedClinOpoth

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If you should encounter technical difficulties while applying, please contact our HRdirect hotline for assistance at 1-800-561-0861 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Central Standard Time.
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Job Type:
Full-time

Location:
LAS VEGAS,

Salary:
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Date available:
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Company:
UnitedHealth Group

Company Description:
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