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Cigna LPN (Superstition Springs) in Mesa, Arizona

Summary

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is an integral member of the multi-disciplinary health care team who functions under the direction and supervision of a registered nurse and/or licensed physician. The LPN is accountable for the quality of nursing services delivered by self or others who are under his or her direction. The position observes, contributes to the plan of care, implements, reports and documents patient care in accordance with organizational policies and the standards of professional nursing practice while assisting the clinician with the treatment and examination of the patient. The LPN must apply current nursing knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills to provide for the well-being of the individual and the family. The LPN serves as a resource for internal and external customers by utilizing a number of resources such as established Cigna policies; protocols and guidelines to ensure delivery of high quality care within the guidelines of Cigna Healthcare of Arizona Nursing Policies and Procedures. The LPN utilizes knowledge, judgment, and nursing skills needed to provide and evaluate care appropriate to the physical and developmental age patients. The LPN contributes to the organization’s drive to achieve “Triple Aim”: improves the individual experience of care; improves quality and the health of CMG’s population, and reduces the cost of care for the population.

Clinical Responsibilities and Essential Functions

Observes, compiles, and reports the patient’s physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and educational, developmental, cultural and discharge planning needs. Determines priorities of care with the clinician during the office visit. Contributes to plan of care under the direction of the clinician utilizing assessment data and patient, family and health team input for a patient whose condition is stable and/or predictable. Considers the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age-specific, and educational needs of the patient. Provides care based on clinician orders and delegated interventions within scope of practice and in compliance with policies, and procedures, standards of care, and regulatory agency requirements. May delegate and provide supervision in the provision of care to non-licensed personnel in accordance with the state scope of practice. Reports condition of patient, including signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change in the patient’s condition to the clinician. Observes and reports patient progress in collaboration with other healthcare team members. Documents observation, implementation and data in the patient record. Documentation reflects objective and subjective data, nursing interventions and patient’s response to treatment. Documentation in the E H R is timely and in accordance with policy. Makes follow-up telephone calls to patients and initiates referrals as directed by the clinician. Utilizes resources appropriately to provide for the physical, cultural, psychosocial, spiritual, age-specific and educational needs of the patient. Knowledgeable about Cigna Medical Group education programs, clinical guidelines, facility hours, services and locations, and contractual guidelines. Provides care based on evidence based nursing guidelines. Promotes/supports growth of others through precepting and mentoring when appropriate. Contributes patient outcomes through timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and safe care. Participates in the improvement of nursing quality indicators and outcomes. Such activities may include participating in professional organizations. Follows OSHA guidelines for handling biological fluids and blood. Uses supplies in a fiscally responsible manner. Responsible for following and promoting department and CMG procedures, practices, policies, and guidelines to ensure the safety, security, and well-being of patients.

  • NOTE: The above is not intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be and exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent’s immediate supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

LPN with current Arizona license Graduate of accredited school of nursing Current BCLS certification 1-2 year back office experience preferred Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills Basic Computer skills.

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI) is a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. We offer an integrated suite of health services through Cigna, Express Scripts, and our affiliates including medical, dental, behavioral health, pharmacy, vision, supplemental benefits, and other related products. Together, with our 74,000 employees worldwide, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation.

When you work with Cigna, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives while working together to make the world a healthier place. What difference will you make? To see our culture in action, search #TeamCigna on Instagram.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

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