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Community Health Worker - Field Based in Reno, NV

Reno, NV 89501
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  • Job Code
    864723

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.


Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality healthcare that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well - being.

 

The Community Health Worker is a non - medical staff member. The purpose of this position is to build trust and a relationship and engage the member facing difficult issues. The position serves as the primary connection as well as a bridge for the highest risk members to support a broad array of health care and social issues. In this position, the CACS advocates both within the community and within the healthcare system.


This role is equally challenging and rewarding. You'll need to stay positive at all times especially in difficult situations. You'll be asked to mentor, challenge and communicate effectively with all different types of people.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Work with members to develop healthcare goals and identify potential barriers to achieving these goals
  • Identify member support systems available and incorporate into plan of care
  • Collaborate with member to create solutions to overcome barriers to achieving healthcare goals
  • Identify relevant community resources available based on member needs
  • Refer members to appropriate programs and services
  • Present complex case information to interdisciplinary care team and obtain input into member plans as necessary
  • Coordinate with providers to facilitate member care and/or services
  • Provide guidance or additional assistance to facilitate execution of plans or recommendations to improve member health
  • Assist with transportation 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.

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Posted: 2020-02-22 Expires: 2020-04-18

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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Community Health Worker - Field Based in Reno, NV

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