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Dermatology Registered Nurse - Colorado Springs, CO

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)Provide professional nursing care by assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the care of patients under the supervision of a clinician or RN, Supervisor, or RN Charge Nurse. Delegates tasks as needed to professionals and para-professional employees. Coordinates activities and works closely with clinicians and staff to maintain efficient department functions and ensure successful operation of the department. Responsible for performing operational duties as required under the supervision of the site administrator or designee.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Uses, protects, and discloses Optum's patients' protected health information (PHI) only in accordance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) standards
  • Consistently exhibits behavior and communication skills that demonstrate the company's commitment to superior customer service, including quality, care and concern with each and every internal and external customer
  • Performs various simple to moderately complex, comprehensive patient assessments, tests and procedures within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse
  • Obtains, interprets, records and reports vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration and blood pressure), height, weight, and other pertinent patient information to clinician
  • Prepares patient for examination and other procedures
  • Develops an appropriate nursing care plan
  • Implements a plan of care by performing nursing interventions and assisting with procedures
  • Instructs patient on procedural preparations
  • Administers medication and other therapeutic modalities within the scope of practice of a Registered Nurse
  • Collects, labels and transports various specimens to appropriate destinations
  • Performs patient and family teaching
  • Maintains clinical standards outlined in the clinical operations policies and procedures manual. Identifies deficiencies and recommends changes
  • Documents and maintains records of medical and nursing procedures
  • Coordinates with clinicians and ancillary departments to plan daily work assignments according to staff abilities, clinician and patient schedules, patient flow and procedures
  • Ensures adequate levels of supplies are maintained
  • Ensures that all equipment is maintained
  • Performs telephone screening and advice under the direction of clinician
  • Directs patients to appropriate levels of care and authorizes outside services
  • Notifies pharmacies of new prescriptions and authorizations of refills as ordered by clinician
  • Participates in educational programs to enhance nursing knowledge
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions at all times
  • Adheres to safety policies and procedures at all times
  • Performs additional duties as assignedYou'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 from an accredited school of Nursing
    • Current State RN license
    • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (AHA) or CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer (American Red Cross)
    • 1+ years of experience
    • Computer literate
    • Manual dexterity to use/handle equipment and instruments
    • Ability to type 25 wpm
    • 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 accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's degree in Nursing
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS)
      • IV therapy and phlebotomy certification
      • 5+ years of experience
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Ability to concurrently perform multiple tasksTo 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 employmentCareers 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)Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado residents is $36.15 to $46.63. 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: 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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