Urgent Care LPN - 7am - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV - Sign On Bonus

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$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates only

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life's best work.(sm)

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.

***$3000 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates***

The Urgent Care LPN is responsible for collection and documentation of patient information to include vital signs, chief complaint, review of medications, allergies health risk screen information, status of extended care benefits and other services in a critical care environment.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Anticipate provider needs for patient exam or treatments
  • Provides clinical intervention such as drug administration, treatments, IV access and procedures as ordered by provider and within scope of practice
  • Assists co - workers with duties when requested to include, but not limited to, floating to other areas including Observation Unit
  • 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
  • Responsible to maintain required licensure and certification
  • Ability to function as a strong team member in a fast paced critical environment


Must have high knowledge level of customer service principles and ability to remain calm and composed in pressured situations. Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to learn and apply job functions. Must be able to meet all health requirements prior to employment and periodically thereafter, as required by company policy/state regulations to verify free from communicable disease and physically able to perform assigned duties. Must have the ability to be able to lift up to 50 pounds and to perform the following functions on a regular basis; sitting/standing/walking/bending/crouching and reaching.

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:
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Current, unrestricted NV LPN license or temporary NV LPN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV LPN license upon expiration of temporary NV LPN license
  • 1+ years of clinical nursing experience required (preferably in an acute, ER or Urgent Care setting)
  • CPR / BLS certification
  • Willing to float to observation unit
  • Must be able to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Previous experience charting in Electronic Medical Records (EMR)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Blood draw / lab experience
  • IV certification / experience

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)

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.

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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.

Job Keywords: LPN, urgent care, acute care, IV certification Las Vegas, NV, Nevada

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