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FT Hospice CNA - Southwest Medical - Las Vegas, NV #7668028

Company: UnitedHealth Group Inc.

Date: 10/18/2020

City: Las Vegas, NV

Employment type: Full-time

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.

The CNA is a member of the hospice team who works under the supervision of a registered nurse and performs various personal care services as necessary to meet patients' needs. The CNA is responsible for observations, documenting observations and care performed.

Our operations are seven days a week. The CNA will work any five days between the hours of 6am and 5pm. Weekends are required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for patient care including but not limited to baths, back rubs, oral hygiene, changing bed linens, assisting patients with dressing and undressing, keeping patients' living area clean and orderly
  • Assist with food preparation if requested/needed
  • Take vitals as needed
  • Assist in ambulation and exercise according to plan of care
  • Remind patients of self-administration of medication
  • Do laundry as appropriate
  • Report on patients' condition to assigned nurse
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

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 certified nursing assistant certification issued by state of Nevada Board of Nursing
  • 1 yrs experience in an acute, hospice or home health setting
  • CPR certified or certified before starting in position
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role.

  • 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:

  • Home health or hospice experience
  • Experience with end of life care

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)

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: CNA, certified nursing assistant, home health aide, home health, Optum, Southwest Medical, UHG, Las Vegas

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