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Southwest Medical, part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.
The Per Diem Urgent Care RN will receive operational direction from the Urgent Care Team Leaders. Provide and monitor quality patient care, in a critical care environment, utilizing the nursing process. Identifies, initiates and assesses the effectiveness for known and potential problems and evaluates outcomes. The RN is responsible for providing patient care using the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementing, evaluating and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies and interventions, including IV therapy and drug administration.
Prepares patient for exam, notes and documents responses to interventions and confers Provider
Anticipate provider needs for patient exam or treatments, such as set up for pelvic exam, or minor procedures as well as ensuring patient disrobes as appropriate
Ensure provider is assisted with in house procedures
Provides clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments, IV Therapy, and procedures as ordered by provider
Initiates clinical follow through for patient care services, i.e. lab, x-ray, pharmacy, referral and telephone communication
Delegates and assists co - workers with duties, to include but not limited to floating to other areas
Responsible for compliance requirements such as laboratory QC management, waive testing, maintenance of crash cart and narcotic count as well as other requirements dictated by clinic needs
Cross train and work in 23 hour observation unit
Scheduling flexibility to meet clinic needs, rotating schedule
Per Diem staff are required availability at a minimum of 1 shift per week as business needs require
Position required to float to other SMA Urgent Care locations as needed
Strong Telemetry / EKG Experience is a must. (Must be able to read and interpret cardiac telemetry rhythms)
Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license
2 year acute clinical experience (working in acute care, urgent care, ER, M / S telemetry, Cardiac, or Critical Care)
Advanced telemetry skills and interpretation
Current BLS / ACLS
PALS (willing to obtain upon hire)
Must be willing to rotate weekends and holidays
Must be willing to float to other Southwest Medical Urgent Cares
Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and be able to perform these functions on a regular basis, such as sitting, standing, walking, bending, crouching, twisting and reaching
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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)
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.
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Job Keywords: RN, Urgent Care, ER, Emergency Room, Acute Care, Critical Care, Cardiac, CCU, ICU, Hospital, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada
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