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Care Coordinator - Boulder, CO - 935425

Boulder, CO 80302
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    935425

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)

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You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it's all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, you'll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, you'll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.

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Positions in this function require education/certification/licensure other than an RN, such as BSW, MSW, LCSW, etc. Positions are responsible for providing clinical and medical management services, including case management, health assessments, interventions, and discharge planning. May identify, coordinate or provide appropriate levels of care under the direct supervision of an RN or MD. This function does not include Health Coach, Health Educator and Health Advocate roles that do not require an RN. Those roles are found in the Wellness Coach Management function.

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"Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Assess, plan and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care
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  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs; including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
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  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
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  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
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  • 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
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  • Expect to spend about 80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. You'll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations
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  • Generally, work is self-directed and not prescribed
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  • Works with less structured, more complex issues
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  • Serves as a resource to others
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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Masters degree in Social Work or other related field
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  • 2+ years' experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
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  • 2+ years of experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
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  • 1+ years of clinical or case management experience
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  • Access to reliable transportation
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  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • LCSW
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  • A background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
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  • Experience with electronic charting
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  • Experience with arranging community resources
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  • Prior field based work experience
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"Your confidence, decisiveness and perseverance will help you positively impact our patient lives. Join us now and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
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"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 worlds 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 doyour life's best work.(sm)

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Colorado Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $53,300 to $95,100. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. As of the date of this posting, In addition to your salary, UHG offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Health, dental, and vision plans; wellness program; flexible spending accounts; paid parking or public transportation costs; 401(k) retirement plan; employee stock purchase plan; life insurance, short-term disability insurance, and long-term disability insurance; business travel accident insurance; Employee Assistance Program; PTO; and employee-paid critical illness and accident insurance.

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"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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Social work, LCSW, long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, assisted living, healthcare, travel, Boulder, CO, Colorado

Posted: 2021-05-31 Expires: 2021-06-30

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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