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Lead Pediatric LVN - Vista, CA

Posted on Feb 14, 2020 by UnitedHealth Group

Vista, CA 92083
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

OptumCare Medical Group (OCMG) serves the communities within Orange and Los Angeles counties in Southern California. From pediatric and adolescent medicine, to adult and senior care, we strive to provide a higher level of service through our unique, patient-driven model. At OCMG, we share what might be seen as a surprisingly simple goal: making the health system work better for everyone. We look for people who relentlessly push themselves to go farther. For these high performers, a position on a team at OptumCare is a natural fit. We offer more than the talent, resources and can - do culture; we offer a place to improve the lives of others while doing your life's best work.(sm)

OptumCare Medical Group is now part of the Optum, the fastest growing part of UnitedHealth Group.

.This position comes with a $1,000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide Back Office support for pediatricians
  • Oversee practice vaccine program
  • Maintain required Practice Health and Safety documentation
  • Provide orientation and training for new clinical staff
  • Handle all designated clinical care telephone interactions with provider input
  • Assist with prescription refills as well as medication, specialty clinic and procedure referral pre - authorizations
  • 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
  • Active, unrestricted LVN license in the state of California
  • 2+ yrs. work experience as LVN
  • 6+ months work experience as pediatric LVN
  • Phlebotomy certification
  • Knowledge of pediatric immunization schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of managed care systems
  • EHR experience
  • HEDIS or NCQA knowledge
  • VFC

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: LVN, pediatrics, OCMG, San Diego, Vista

Reference: 844684296

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