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RN Call Assist - Sign on Bonus

Company: Optum
Location: Everett
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

**_The Everett Clinic, part of Optum,_** _is now offering qualified candidates an opportunity to join our team as an_ **_RN, Call Assist in Primary Care._** _Our company values innovative problem solvers promote personal and professional growth and provides a supportive working environment that affords all of its employees a healthy work/life balance._

_The Staff RN/Consulting Nurse is responsible for providing telephone triage assessment to Primary Care patients by using state of the art telecommunications, information technology and approved protocols; to clients ensuring the efficient use of medical and nursing, facilities and equipment and to provide excellent customer service._

**_*We are offering a $7500 Sign on Bonus for this position.* (External candidates only)_**


**_Week1:_** _Sun Off, Mon 9am-9pm, Tues 4pm-9pm, Wed and Thurs Off, Fri 8pm-7am = 26 hours_

**_Week 2:_** _Sun 2pm-11pm, Mon 9am-9pm, Tues and Wed 4pm-9pm, Thurs Off, Fri 8pm-7am, Sat Off = 39 hours_

_*W_ _orking in Call Assist, you will be required to work some holidays._

**_Location:_** _You will be working onsite in Everett for training and then fully remote from home which may take up to 6 months._

_The_ **_RN_** _is responsible for and not limited to:_

+ _Utilizes clinical expertise and approved protocols to provide health advice to consumers with clinical questions and makes referrals for health services as appropriate via telephone_

+ _Able to document calls in applicable system in a timely manner and exhibits a willingness to master new work routines and methods_

+ _Documents all inquiries according to department standards for legal/statistical purposes_

+ _Excellent written and verbal communication skills_

+ _Able to problem solve issues independently as well as work with teams collaboratively_ _situations require assessment, decision-making within the framework of established protocols, excellent listening and communication skills, knowledge of computers, critical thinking skills and the_ _nursing process_ _._

+ _Speaks with a pleasant, professional phone voice and provides superior customer service to internal and external customers_

+ _Ensures performance standards are met and accepts constructive feedback_

**_Preferred Experience and Credentials:_**

**_Experience:_** _1-year prior Call Center Nursing experience_ _preferred._

**_Education_** **_:_** _Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred._

**_Knowledge:_** _Knowledge of professional nursing theory and practice to give & evaluate patient care._

**_Skills:_** _Skill in applying & modifying the principles, methods and techniques of professional nursing to provide on-going patient care. Critical thinking skills, ability to interpret, adapt and apply guidelines and procedures._ _Computer skills to include EHR (EPIC), Intranet, Outlook, and Lab and Radiology Information Systems._

**_Abilities:_** _Demonstrates an ability to communicate (verbal & written) and maintain good relationships with medical staff, management, customers, & other departments. Knowledge and ability to teach and apply current theories, techniques and practice. Ability to converse with patients on the telephone at the same time documenting in the EHR._

**_Certificate/License_** _: RN license; American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) preferred._

-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.

-UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

**_Careers with Optum._** _Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. 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. Here you'll find incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do_ **_your life's best work.(SM)_**

_Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: Optum and its affiliated medical practices are 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. Optum and its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment._

Keywords: Optum, Everett , RN Call Assist - Sign on Bonus, Healthcare , Everett, Washington

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