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Registered Nurse, Primary Care Float Pool

Company: Optum
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

This position is eligible for a $7,500 sign on bonus!The Primary Care Float Pool is seeking a Registered Nurse to join their team full time to work in an office setting in Seattle, WA.SPECIFIC SCHEDULE:Monday - Friday - Variable hours based on clinic assignment.LOCATION:The Polyclinic - Ballard and DowntownThe Registered Nurse functions as an integral member of the team and is responsible for providing personalized patient care and supporting the provider's practice by performing clinical duties and assisting in the coordination of patient care. The RN's communication, conduct and performance should support the Polyclinic's efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization.The RN is responsible for and not limited to:Assess the areas needs with each assignment and encounter.Greet customers into the practice and provide instruction and/or direction as necessary both on the phone and in person.Administer injections and oral medications.Obtain vital signs.Triage phone calls and confer with provider for plan of care.Assess and analyze patient care needs and work with the provider to coordinate plan of care.Assist with treatments and surgical procedures as needed.Coordinate the patient's appointments and care needs as necessary.Follow established policies and procedures related to the position.Maintain an organized and clean work area, free of clutter.Maintain clean exam rooms.Stock and prepare exam rooms before departing the area or through out the assignment.Practice safety and OSHA regulations in regards to biohazard waste and non-biohazard waste.Complete documentation and records with accuracy for the care administered and necessary for the patient's care.Meet or exceed the performance measures established by the Practice Management Dept.Participate and contribute in a team-based environment.Understand and deliver quality customer service consistent with the Polyclinic's efforts in becoming a High Performance Organization.Follow OSHA/WISHA (including usage of PPE) guidelines.Follow HIPPA regulations.Adapt and perform effectively in a continuously changing environment, and in occasional difficult situations.Maintain a team supportive attendance record.Communication, conduct and dress portray a professional quality at all times.Preferred Experience and Credentials:Education:Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.Certification/Licensure:Current Washington State license; BCLS certification is preferred.Experience working as an RN for one to two years.(preferred).Physical and Mental Demands:Long periods of sitting, phone work and keyboarding.Requires good vision and hearing.Close working environment shared with other staff.Fast paced environment.May require lifting patients (i.e. assisting patients from wheelchair to exam tables).Skills:Understand and perform multi-tasking.Good command of the English language.Possess critical thinking skills to assess, prioritize and problem solve patient care concerns.Possess and use good oral and written communication skills.Possess ability to manage conflict.Possess proficient computer skills operating in a windows based environment.Work effectively independently and in a team.Ability to operate office equipment i.e. fax, copier...etc..Perform venipuncture and EKG's.Ability to start, monitor and discontinue IVs.Ability to instill and remove urinary catheters.Other Requirements:Requires flexibility in hours.May require traveling to satellite clinics.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. UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a worksite building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained.Interested in learning more? Let's talk about our opportunities and your career growth!

Keywords: Optum, Seattle , Registered Nurse, Primary Care Float Pool, Healthcare , Seattle, Washington

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