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UnitedHealth Group RN Cardiology SMA Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada

$3000 Sign On Bonus for External Candidates

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Cardiology RN works with the Echocardiology and Nuclear Departments to assist in the coordination of patients through the testing areas in a safe and timely fashion. Assist the RN Supervisor/Manager in the supervision and evaluation of the licensed clinical staff for compliance with all company policies and procedures, state and federal regulations, and standards of practice.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Administers medication IV for testing purposes

  • Provides direct patient contact for Cardiac Stress testing, echocardiography and insures a safe patient environment

  • Provides continuity of care for positive testing outcomes

  • Communicates with the Cardiologist and RN Supervisor/ Manager of problems or adverse events during patient testing

  • Responsible for direct and indirect monitoring of patient's 12 lead EKG rhythms and vital signs during testing and in the immediate recovery period of diagnostic testing procedures

  • Provides direct patient care before and after cardiovascular procedures

  • Supports standards of care in association with compliance to all state and federal regulations, standards of practice and SMA policies and procedures

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 RN licensure in the state of Nevada

  • 3+ years relevant nursing experience required.(preferably in critical care, ICU, ER, or Cardiology)


  • Strong customer service/communication skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office i.e. Word, Excel and Outlook

  • 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:

  • 1+ year acute Cardiology experience highly preferred.

  • Electronic Medical Records (EMR) preferred

  • ACLS or willing to obtain within 6 months of hire.

  • Knowledge: Professional nursing theory, regulations and practices to give and evaluate patient care

  • Skills: Able to perform clinical cardiology skill assessments, invasive processes and emergency care. Fluent in all aspects of cardiology care. Able to use critical thinking skills during complicated diagnostic testing procedures. Excellent customer service and communication skills. Basic computer skills. Able to establish intravenous access for patient testing procedures and emergency situations

OptumHealth is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

OptumHealth helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their health care needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.

At OptumHealth, you will perform within an innovative culture that's focused on transformational change in the health care system. You will leverage your skills across a diverse and multi-faceted business. And you will make contributions that will have an impact that's greater than you've ever imagined.

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)

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.

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: RN Cardiology, Registered Nurse, Las Vegas, Nevada, NV