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Infusion RN - Colorado Springs, CO - Infusion

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Job Description:

Infusion RN - Colorado Springs, CO
For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

Under the direction of the Operations Manager, this position provides direct nursing care in accordance with established policies, procedures, and protocols of the healthcare organization.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Infusion RN is responsible for delivery of patient-centered care in an infusion outpatient setting, utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation
  • Deliver advanced professional patient-centered care to adults diagnosed with a wide array of acute and chronic illnesses, including those receiving curative treatment, support for chronic disease
  • Preparation, admixing of non-hazardous medications
  • Collaborate with the infusion team and other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes
  • Demonstrate proficiency in assessment skills, medication administration, pain management and other unit or initiative specific skills
  • Confer with provider(s) and operations as it relates to patient care outcomes
  • Document all patient care appropriately according to practice and regulatory requirements
  • Collect patient's health data and analyze assessment data in determining patient problems
  • Identify expected outcomes individualized to the patient
  • Evaluate patient's progress toward attainment of outcomes
  • Conduct appropriate and ongoing education, assisting the patient/significant others to obtain knowledge about illness, treatments and wellness behaviors
  • Maintain confidentiality with all information
  • Perform all 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:
    • Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing
    • Valid Colorado Nursing License
    • BLS, through the American Heart Association
    • 1+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse
    • Proven e xcellent IV skills, PICC line experience and venipuncture
    • Demonstrate knowledge of current computer systems, equipment or programs used in the organization
    • Fluency in the English language to function in job environment appropriately
    • Proven ability to work autonomously
    • Proven ability to utilize the nursing process to assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate the plan of care for patients served
    • Proven excellent interpersonal, communication, teamwork, and customer service skills
    • Proven solid organizational, problem solving and follow through skills
    • Proven efficiency reacting to emergent situations
    • 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:
      • BSN
      • ACLS within 6 months of start date
      • 2+ years of experience working as an Infusion Registered Nurse in an outpatient infusion center 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 at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

        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.

        Colorado Residents Only: The hourly range for Colorado 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.

        At 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: 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.

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