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UnitedHealth Group Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN LPN USMD Cancer Center Arlington TX in Arlington, Texas

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

WellMed provides concierge - level medical care and service for seniors, delivered by physicians and clinic staff that understand and care about the patient’s health. WellMed’s proactive approach focuses on prevention and the complete coordination of care for patients. WellMed is now part of the Optum division under the greater UnitedHealth Group umbrella.

The Clinical Program LVN for Occupational Health is responsible for the development and administration of efficient and professional operations of occupational health services in accordance with company policies, practices, procedures and applicable regulations. Additionally, this position collaborates with key Clinic Operations stakeholders to educate others regarding regulatory or clinical guidelines. The Clinical Program LVN for Occupational Health works under the guidance of the Occupational RN for complex tasks and provides clinical guidance and serves as a resource for providers and clinical staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of occupational health standards and state and federal regulatory standards including, but not limited to, CDC, OSHA, HIPAA, The Joint Commission, CMMS and state Boards of Nursing and Medical Boards. Serve as a subject matter expert regarding new or existing regulatory requirements

  • Maintain occupational health records and ensures accuracy of records in applicable software systems

  • Maintain employee immunization program, to include tracking due dates, notifying employees and supervisors of required actions and follow-up to ensure timely compliance

  • Assess enterprise occupational health needs; development, implement and manage new occupational health programs based on identified needs

  • Coordinate and collect data and prepare reports used by management and executive leaders to evaluate program effectiveness

  • Participate in the development and implementation of appropriate quality improvement processes and monitor key indicators

  • Attend multidisciplinary team meetings as scheduled to maintain collaborative relationships and open communication

  • Perform all duties for internal and external customers in a timely and responsible manner representing the company in a professional manner

  • Consistently demonstrate excellent interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Coaches and provides feedback to clinical staff in regulation meetings

  • Participates in the translation of concepts into practice/implementation

  • Performs all other related 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:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Current, Active and unrestricted Vocational Nursing license for applicable state of employment

  • 2+ years experience as an LVN

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Must be able to prioritize, plan and handle multiple tasks and demands simultaneously

  • Utilizes conflict resolution, negotiating, collaboration and interpersonal skills to resolve issues and increase customer satisfaction

  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience in a medical setting

  • Basic understanding of federal and state regulations applicable to occupational and environmental health and safety

  • Ability to work with minimal guidance

  • Ability to comprehend and learn other departmental specific programs/applications as required

  • Effective problem identification/resolution and decision making skills

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds

  • Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 35 pounds of force

  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time

  • Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery

  • Ability to properly drive and operate a company vehicle

  • Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing

  • Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving

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

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 350,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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