Registered Nurse - RN - Riverside Medical Group - Woodbridge And Piscataway, NJ

Unitedhealth Group Inc. Woodbridge , NJ 07095

Posted 2 months ago

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Riverside Medical Group is the premier medical practice in Northern New Jersey serving patients in Hudson, Bergen, Passaic, and Essex counties. Started over 35 years ago in Hudson county, Riverside has been able to grow due to its unwavering commitment to continuity of care and evidence-based medicine of the highest caliber. We have over 75 locations specializing in Adult Medicine, Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology, Behavioral & Mental Health, Cardiology, Developmental Pediatrics, ENT, Gastroenterology, Foot & Ankle, Ophthalmology, Pain Management, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Physical Therapy, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, and Sleep Medicine. As a nationally designated "Patient Centered Medical Home," Riverside is able to provide patient-focused precision medical care to your entire family.

Riverside Medical Group (RMG) Nurses, under the supervision of a licensed Medical Provider, are to assist the Medical Provider with providing patients with the highest standards of medical care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the care team and its patients by providing and documenting nursing care following established standards and practices

  • Act as a member of the care team, including preparing patients to be seen by collecting and recording (as applicable):

  • Patient vitals

  • Current medications

  • Chief complaint and history

  • Serve as liaison between patients, staff, and providers

  • Administer allergy shots, biologic drugs, flu shots

  • Obtain prior authorizations for medications

  • Refill prescriptions (under the supervision of the physician)

  • Patient teaching

  • Assist the physician during an emergency

  • Monitor drugs and supplies for quantity, quality, expiration date

  • Fill out forms, for example, school forms

  • Telephone triage

  • Document all patient interactions and other clinical activities accurately and in a timely manner in the electronic health record (EHR)

This is a full time position with full benefits

  • 40 hours per week. Weekly M-F and one Saturday shift per month.
  • Full Medical Benefits

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holidays

  • 401k with company match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Employee Discount Program

  • and more...

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:

  • Professional education, completion of a nursing educational program

  • Active unrestricted Nurse license in the State of New Jersey

  • One year experience working as a Licensed Practical Nurse

  • LPN
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.

  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Groupapproved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Allscripts

  • One year experience working as a Nurse

  • RN
  • Experience working on an electronic health record

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OptumCare is committed to creating an environment where physicians focus on what they do best: care for their patients. To do so, OptumCare provides administrative and business support services to both owned and affiliated medical practices which are part of OptumCare. Each medical practice part and their physician employees have complete authority with regards to all medical decisionmaking and patient care. OptumCare's support services do not interfere with or control the practice of medicine by the medical practices or any of their physicians.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drugfree workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Nurse, LPN, Allscripts, Electronic Health Record, Woodbridge, Piscataway, NJ, New Jersey

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