Registered Nurse (RN) ReadyMed - Worcester, MA - 2037190
1d ago

Primary Responsibilities :

  • Provides effective patient care directly to patients or through telephone management
  • Delivers care based on patient’s specific needs. Interviews patient and or significant other(s) on admission
  • Uses observation skills to assess patient, including physical, psychosocial and behavioral status
  • Identifies and prioritizes patient problems based on assessments
  • Plans for care collaboratively with the patient as well as multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Involves patient and significant other(s) based on patient needs
  • Implements interventions
  • Evaluates or revises the plan based on patient needs or outcomes
  • Initiates nursing interventions that assist the patient to maximize health capabilities
  • Reassess and revise plan of care according to patient or significant other(s) education needs
  • Utilizes EMR tools to proactively ensure that all primary and secondary prevention services are accomplished in a timely fashion
  • Administers, monitors and evaluates all therapeutic interventions including but not limited to safe medication administration according to Standard Policies and Procedures and applicable state and federal laws, including but not limited to Immunizations, Department specific medications
  • After completion of a training program, starts intravenous therapy for hydration and administration of medications as required
  • Administers intravenous medications, including limited IV push medications depending on patient population, e.g. Urgent Care versus Primary Care patients, as required
  • Maintains a latex safe environment for patients
  • Involves patient and significant other(s) based on patient needs
  • Consistently documents all the aspects of patient care and patient education
  • Reports pertinent information to physician
  • Ensures nursing judgments and plan are based on physical and psychosocial needs
  • Identifies emergency situations and initiates appropriate nursing orders / interventions
  • Meets patient needs promptly
  • Provides for cultural and diverse needs of the patient when providing care
  • Delegates patient care responsibilities to other members of the healthcare team, when appropriate
  • Manages care of the patient according to the standards of care, including age appropriate standards
  • Collaborates with multidisciplinary healthcare team
  • Utilizes patient care equipment appropriately and safely
  • Documents and incorporates the information in the station specific equipment manual in providing safe patient care
  • Incorporates organizational, nursing and department-specific policies, procedures and protocols into the delivery of patient care
  • Completes all organizational and department specific nursing / clinical educational competencies
  • Completes and demonstrates knowledge of mandatory programs / information
  • Information to be completed includes : Fire Safety; Disaster Plan / Utility Failure; Hazard Communication Standards (MSDS) sheets, if appropriate;
  • Infection Control / Universal Precautions; Equipment Failures (Safety Medical Device Act); Security; Department’s Office Manual;
  • M.G.L.A. 112 Section 5F (Reports of Violation); M.G.L.A. 111 Section 70E (Patient Bill of Rights); As defined by Department / Specialty e.

    g.., BLS, Ergonomics , new equipment

  • Complies with health and safety requirements and with regulatory agencies such as DPH, etc.
  • Complies with established departmental policies, procedures, and objectives
  • Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars, etc.
  • Attends a variety of meetings, conferences, and seminars as required or directed
  • Performs other similar and related duties as required or directed
  • Regular, reliable and predicable attendance is required
  • 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 :

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
  • Fifteen hours of continuing education every two years
  • Currently licensed as a RN in the State of Massachusetts
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Certification in specialty
  • BLS / CPR certification
  • 3+ years of expertise in department specific skills
  • 1+ year of Medical / Surgical or Specialty experience
  • Experience in an ambulatory care setting with telephone triage
  • Any unit-specific criteria including age-specific, technology and equipment
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, etc.
  • 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
  • Preferred Qualification :

  • Experience with adult diabetes management
  • Physical Requirement :

  • Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position
  • To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment.

    In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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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