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UnitedHealth Group Oncology RN Vascular Access Specialist 3000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates in Nevada

$3,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare Cancer Care of Nevada is committed to offering patients compassion, innovation, and high quality care. The group is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

The Vascular Access Oncology RN will partner with the RN Manager and work with the Clinical Operations, Nursing staff and Physicians to ensure clinic goals are met through determination of work load priorities to meet the clinic’s administrative, operational and support requirements. Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide basic care for critically or chronically ill cancer patients

  • Administer medications and supportive care per the Physician’s orders

  • Create a supportive environment, educating team members and cancer patients about aspects of their care

  • Provide care for patients who have been diagnosed with life - threatening conditions to provide a stable environment to help patients and their families with work through the treatment process

  • Ensure strict compliance with federal and state regulations and company policies, procedures and processes

  • Ensure patient care is delivered appropriately and consistent with OptumCare’s best - practices and industry standard measures

  • Perform other work related duties and activities as assigned or requested

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:

  • Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license

  • Ability to attain Chemotherapy Certification within eighteen months of hire

  • Demonstrated effectiveness with nursing processes

  • Possesses personal fortitude and compassion

  • Proficient computer skills i.e. Microsoft products (Excel, Word, Outlook), experience with computer based medical records recommended

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client / patient sites within a designated area

  • 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 Group-approved 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 charting in EMR

  • Experience in a hospital setting, acute care, or direct care experience with the adult population

Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care 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)

*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: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

Job Keywords: Oncology, RN, EMR, Chemotherapy, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada