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UnitedHealth Group Cardiology Nurse, Reliant Medical Group - Worcester, MA in Worcester, Massachusetts

*$2,500 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates*

Opportunities with Reliant Medical Group. When you join Reliant, you’ll be part of a community-based, multi-specialty, physician-led medical group. Everyone works collaboratively on a common purpose: improving the quality, cost and experience of health care. With the resources of a global health organization - Optum - behind us, we’re at the forefront of value-based care. Supported by a patient-centric business model - integrated care teams focus on the best patient care, rather than volume. Here, you’ll contribute to an exceptional patient experience. Discover a place where you can help shape the future of health care and do your life’s best work. (sm)

This position will be working closely with the endocrinology provider, primary care providers and others to provide education and monitoring services to all adult patients with diabetes.

Reliant Medical Group is seeking a compassion, enthusiastic and professional Cardiology Nurse to join our growing team in Worcester. This is a Monday – Friday 40 hour a week position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides care in the individual and group setting

  • Works with primary care providers throughout the organization to provide education and monitoring services for all referred patients

  • Works closely with the staff and providers to identify patients that require education and monitoring services

  • Manages a caseload of patients independently

  • Assesses patients for their learning needs, follows them appropriately and documents in the patient electronic medical record

  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the area of cardiology care

  • Provides staff education for nurses or others at various sites as requested

  • Collaborates with the practice manager in relation to time utilization and program development

  • Utilizes the curriculum developed for the care of patients

  • Provides professional and courteous care to patients

  • Participates in monthly patient support groups

  • Provides support, teaching and ongoing management services to cardiology patients

  • Provides self-management education in both group and individual visits

  • Provides instruction on administration of subcutaneous as well as non-insulin injectable antihyperglycemic agents

  • 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 predictable attendance will be 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

  • Currently licensed as an RN in the State of Massachusetts

  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • 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 Qualifications:

  • Epic Computer Experience

  • Familiarity with electronic medical records

  • Experience working in an ambulatory clinic setting

  • Experience in an cardiology setting where experience

  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of various software applications such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, etc

T o 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.

Careers at OptumCare. We're on a mission to change the face of health care. As the largest health and wellness business in the US, we help 58 million people navigate the health care system, finance their health care needs and achieve their health and well-being goals. Fortunately, we have a team of the best and brightest minds on the planet to make it happen. Together we're creating the most innovative ideas and comprehensive strategies to help heal the health care system and create a brighter future for us all. Join us and learn why there is no better place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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 decision-making 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 drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

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