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RN Care Coordinator - Remote

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Rio Grande City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

RN Care Coordinator - Remote in Field - Sullivan City, Mission, TX area - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus - Rio Grande City, TX$5,000 Sign-on Bonus for external candidates-- -- At UnitedHealthcare, we're simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) -- The RN Nurse Care Coordinator will be an essential element of an Integrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the member needs and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring they have the right services to meet their needs. -- If you are located in Rio Grande, Mission, Palmview, or Sullivan City, Texas, you will have the flexibility to work remotely as you take on some tough challenges.-- -- Primary Responsibilities:

  • --Assess, plan, and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care
  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs, including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient's needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team Visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals, or providers' offices -- 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 license in the state of Texas
    • 2+ years of experience working within the community health setting or in a health care role
    • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook (ability to create, edit, save and send documents, spreadsheets and emails)
    • High speed internet at residence
    • Reliable transportation and the ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals, nursing facilities or providers' offices
    • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation -- Preferred Qualifications:
      • RUG certification or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
      • 2+ years of pediatric care experience
      • Experience in pediatric case management and/or certification in case management (CCM)
      • Field-based work experience
      • Background in managing populations with behavioral needs
      • Experience with electronic charting
      • Bilingual skills -- Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)---- -- *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy -- At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.-- -- -- Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer 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.---------- -- UnitedHealth Group is a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.----

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