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Community Healthcare Worker - Fort Worth, TX - 936022

Fort Worth, TX 76102
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    936022

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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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Engages members primarily face to face or over the phone to discuss their health
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  • Create a positive experience and relationship with the member
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  • Proactively engage the member to manage their own health and healthcare decisions
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  • Support the member to improve their well-being by staying out of the hospital, and attend regular visits to their primary physician, via education, clinical resources, and/or membership follow-up
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  • Support the member to ensure pick-up of their prescriptions by providing education, quality compliance, and membership follow-up
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  • Provide member education on community resources and benefits
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  • Listen actively, communicates with empathy, and gathers information in a respectful manner
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  • Conduct outreach to encourage participation in health-related programs, services, and/or providers
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  • Use methods that promote learning and positive behavior change
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  • Use a variety of interactive teaching and coaching methods for different learning styles
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  • Prepare and distribute education materials and present at community events
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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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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  • High school education or equivalent experience
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  • Bilingual Spanish
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  • 2+ years of experience in the delivery of services that are resident-driven and work with families to address multiple issues in-home and/or in a community-based environment
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  • Ability to travel 75% of the time (local DFW area)
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  • Ability to attain CHW certification within 1 year of hire
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Current Certification as Community Health Worker by the State of Texas
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  • Maintain and contribute to a safe working environment
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  • Works with others as part of a team
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Technology Careers with Optum. Information and technology have amazing power to transform the health care industry and improve people's lives. This is where it's happening. This is where you'll help solve the problems that have never been solved. We're freeing information so it can be used safely and securely wherever it's needed. We're creating the very best ideas that can most easily be put into action to help our clients improve the quality of care and lower costs for millions. This is where the best and the brightest work together to make positive change a reality. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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: Community healthcare worker, patient advocate, community outreach, CHW, bilingual, Fort Worth, TX

Posted: 2021-07-07 Expires: 2021-08-06

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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