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UnitedHealth Group Licensed Practical Nurse - Greenville, South Carolina in Greenville, South Carolina

Careers with MedExpress. At MedExpress, we believe in delivering quality, convenient, affordable health care and exceeding our patients’ expectations. Our neighborhood medical centers are open every day from 8-8 with a full medical team and no appointments necessary to help patients get in, get healthy, and get back to what’s really important. We provide a broad scope of services including urgent care, basic wellness and prevention, and employer health services. As part of the Optum and UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, we’re working together to help people live healthier lives and to help the health system work better for everyone. You can become part of our elite team almost anywhere with 250 MedExpress centers across the country and two administrative offices in Morgantown, WV and Pittsburgh, PA. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

The Licensed Practical Nurse is responsible for ensuring the well-being of patients and for providing a positive, supportive environment while working in conjunction with physicians, advanced practice clinicians, front office and clinical staff. The successful LPN will have sound clinical acumen, strong communication skills and a dedication to customer service and patient care.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, screen, triage and perform treatment orderedfor patients

  • Perform medical treatment as ordered by provider orestablished MedExpress standing orders

  • Prepare and assist provider with dispensing prescribedmedications (in states where applicable)

  • Assists the provider with examinations, procedures andother duties

  • Oversee and coordinate the daily patient care flow

  • Assist patients as needed with walking, transfer,specimen collection, exam preparation, etc.

  • Complete occupational health testing including such servicesas urine drug screens, breath alcohol testing, hair testing and physicals

  • Complete patient referrals and patient callbacks daily

  • Proper, concise and complete EMR documentation and/orpaper based documentation for all assessments and procedures

  • Other duties as assigned such as new models of careand new types of procedures, etc.

This role is center-based and requires working in a clinical setting. The noise level is moderate and there is a potential for exposure to infectious diseases and blood-borne pathogens. It requires the ability to stand and sit for hours at a time (with some bending and stooping), ability to use manual dexterity in relation to clinical requirements, and ability to lift 50 lbs. Hours may vary based on location, patient volume, and business needs.

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.


  • Current active licensure in state of residence

  • 2+ years dedicated clinical experience

  • Maintain BLS/CPR and CME/CEU’s as applicable forlicensure

  • Hold state required license and/or certification whichallows placement of IVs or must be willing to obtain within 90 days ifrequired by state (e.g. RN License; LPN + IV Certification)

  • Ifyou need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screenfor symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response(i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealthGroup-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building,employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employeesmust comply with any state and local masking orders


  • 1+ years of experience in Urgent Care, Emergency Roomor Critical Care setting

  • 2+ years dedicated nursing experience

  • Working knowledge of computerized information systems(EMR) used in clinical management settings

  • Experience with IV insertion

  • Experience with employer health services /occupational medicine

  • Experience with venous access for medicationadministration, venipuncture and lab specimen collections

Proofof immunity to vaccine-preventable diseases is an employment requirement.

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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 its 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 provided by the medical practices of any of their physicians.

Diversitycreates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare and its affiliated medical practicesare Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers and all qualifiedapplicants 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, maritalstatus, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCareand its affiliated medical practices is a drug-free workplace. Candidates arerequired to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

JobKeywords: healthcare, Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, MedExpress, patient care, Greenville, SC