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Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Health Coordinator San Jose WellMed San Antonio TX

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Floresville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 lifes best work.(sm)

The Healthcare Coordinator is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Coordinator assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Coordinator interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. The Healthcare Coordinator works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a LVN/LPN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

Primary Responsibilities:

Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients with chronic disease diagnoses.

Supports longitudinal care of the patient with stable chronic care conditions by:

performing focused assessment of chronic care conditions

performing medication reconciliation

conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting

providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials

creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources

Supports transition of the patient with stable chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:

performing focused assessment of transitional needs

performing medication reconciliation

reviewing contingency plan

providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials

assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments

Notifies providers and/or supervising RN of changes to patients health condition

Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record

Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings

Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings

Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices

May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice

Performs all other related duties as assigned

WellMed at San Jose / near SE Military Dr., 78214, next to the Planet Fitness behind the Walmart

Youll 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

Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice in the state of employment

Current BLS certification

2+ years of experience in a physicians office, clinical or hospital setting

Knowledge of chronic diseases, especially COPD/asthma, diabetes, CHF and IHD

Ability to interact productively with individuals and with multidisciplinary teams

Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records

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

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience related to patient education and/or motivational interviewing skills and self-management goal setting

IV Certification

Solid interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Excellent verbal and written skills

Physical and 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 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 240,000+ 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.

Job Keywords: WellMed, Healthcare, Bilingual, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LVN/LPN, Health Coach/Coordinator, Education, CHF, IHD, COPD/Asthma and Diabetes Disease Management, San Jose, San Antonio, New Braunfels, Seguin, Boerne, Floresville, Helotes, 78214, Texas

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, San Antonio , Licensed Vocational Nurse LVN/LPN Health Coordinator San Jose WellMed San Antonio TX, Other , Floresville, Texas

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