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Registered Nurses will be working with patients primarily in a facility setting. They perform as part of a care team including a team of Nurse Practitioners, Care Navigator, and other supporting team members. They deliver role appropriate patient care through visits, telephonic outreach, and interdisciplinary team activities.
The Registered Nurse may perform care and counsel of the ill, injured, or infirm, in the promotion and maintenance of health with individuals, groups, or both throughout the life span. They help to manage health problems and coordinate health care for the patients in accordance with State and Federal rules and regulations and the nursing standards of care. This includes (but is not limited to) assessment of health status, development and implementation of plan of care, and ongoing evaluation of patient status and response to the plan of care. Clinical management is conducted in collaboration with other care team members.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm with flexibilty for possible evening/weekend work pending business/member needs
Location: Skokie/Northbrook-IL Area
Travel: 100% Field based position thoughout Skokie/Northbrook, IL area
Reports to Clinical Services Manager
Provide preventative and primary care for patients in assigned long term care facilities
Work with primary care physicians to provide the best care possible
Collaborate with the nursing staff and the patients' families
Work with the facility's utilization review process
Assess the health status of members as within the scope of licensure and with the frequency established in the model of care
Establish goals to meet identified health care needs
Plan, implement and evaluate responses to the plan of care
Work collaboratively the multidisciplinary team to engage resources and strategies to address medical, functional, and social barriers to care
Consult with the patient’s PCP, specialists, or other health care professionals as appropriate
Completely and accurately document in patient’s electronic medical record
Provide patients and family members with counseling and education regarding health maintenance, disease prevention, condition trajectory and need for follow up as appropriate during each patient visit
Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of UnitedHealthcare and its healthcare delivery including the ability to integrate values of compassion, integrity, performance, innovation and relationships in the care provided to our members
What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together – competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:
Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
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.
Associate degree or higher in Nursing
Current unrestricted RN License in the state of Illinois
5+ years of relevant experience in clinical assessments
1+ years of experience in a long-term care setting, community setting or critical care
Ability to travel up to 100% of the time for field-based work; valid driver’s license; travel up to one and a half hours one way
Strong computer skills, including use of Electronic Medical Records and Excel Spreadsheets
Effective time management and communication skills
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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.
Baccalaureate degree preferred (BSN)
Familiarity with the long-term care business environment
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
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**PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
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