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RN Clinical Lead - ProHealth Physicians - Prospect, CT

Company: Optum
Location: Prospect
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

Family Practice-Without OB opening in Prospect, Connecticut. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe



If you want to get way ahead in your career, it makes sense to be with an organization that's way ahead of the curve. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to become Connecticut's leading primary care physician organization. With over 90 locations throughout the state of Connecticut, our family of primary care doctors and specialists care for more than 360,000 people statewide. In fact, ProHealth serves every county and provides roughly ten percent of the primary care delivered to patients in the state. We're leaders in thinking and in serving our communities. For instance, we're a C.M.S. approved Accountable Care Organization (ACO), covering over 30,000 Medicare patients associated with our community-based primary care providers. We're also nationally recognized as a NCQA Level III Medical Home. That kind of progressive leadership makes us perfect fit for OptumCare and UnitedHealth Group's expanding family of providers. This is a place where you can stay way ahead as you do your life's best work.(sm)



ProHealth Physicians is a physician-led medical group with 85 practice locations throughout Connecticut serving more than 10% of the state's residents. We empower physicians and advanced clinicians to better serve patients through enhanced care processes in support of improved patient outcomes. Formed in 1997, ProHealth Physicians has grown to include more than 350 primary care and specialty clinicians and offers select specialty and diagnostic/therapeutic services.



The Clinical RN Lead is responsible for the oversight and management of the medical practice's daily clinical operations. The Clinical RN Lead works in collaboration with Regional Nurse Managers. The Clinical RN Lead provides direct patient care through assessment, evaluation, and implementation of evidence-based care. Additional responsibilities include scheduling, organizing and prioritizing clinical responsibilities.



Primary Responsibilities:


  • Triage patients; answer and document patient phone calls; take complete messages and route to providers as needed using the EHR
  • Conduct outreach to patients in need of appointments or other services, to communicate test results and other information, and to follow up after appointments to be sure patients are following their plan of care, refer patients when appropriate
  • Educate patients regarding their illness or injury and provide instruction regarding self-management of their condition
  • Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Carry out standing orders
  • Respond to tasks in a timely manner, follow up on overdue orders/worklists and monitor status of critical referrals
  • In coordination with Regional Nurse Managers, maintain oversight of temperature monitoring and complete annual CLIA competencies
  • Maintain knowledge of current coding, OSHA and CLIA regulations and company policies
  • Adhere to all patient safety initiatives and infection control regulations
  • Create and manage the clinical team's schedule including creating assignments for rotating practice duties (CLIA, supply ordering and O2 logs, etc.)
  • Lead the team to function in a patient centered environment
  • Assist care team to assure smooth office operation and delivery of excellent service through teamwork
  • Responsible for the daily operations of the practice including scheduling, processes, protocols, practice flow, and provider support
  • Maintains open communication with practice and Regional team members
  • Participate in interviewing and precepting clinical team members
  • Perform 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:


    • Active unrestricted RN licensure in CT
    • 1+ years of nursing experience in a hospital or medical office
    • Experience with charge/clinical lead responsibilities
    • Experience with electronic health records
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • 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




        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 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)



        **PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a 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.



        Connecticut Residents Only: The salary/hourly range for Connecticut residents is $60,000 to $106,700. 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.





        Keyphrases: family medicine jobs, family practice jobs, family practitioner jobs, family medicine specialist jobs

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