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Field Case Manager - LVN - Austin, TX - 930502

Austin, TX 78701
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    930502

This role is temporarily remote. Training is conducted virtually from your home. This role is an onsite role and once training is completed, you will transition to work in the office in the future.

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UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doingyour life's best work.SM

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In thisCase Managerrole, 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. This position would work with the 2060 assessment team completing 2060 assessments for members in the members homes. The more health care changes, the more certain values count. Like quality, patient-centric care, compassion and a dedication to going the extra mile. As a Field-Based LPN , you are a Health and Social Services Coordinator within UnitedHealth Group and you'll wear many hats and work in a variety of environments. But wherever you happen to find yourself, you'll gain a profound sense of satisfaction knowing you're helping to create a more efficient and effective health care system for everyone.

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This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday- Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of (8:00am-5:00pm). It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime.

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Once appropriate to go back into the field, expect to spend about 80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. There is a possibility of occasional travel in upwards of 100 miles. Youll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations. Position will be covering the Travis County Service Delivery area.

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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 patients needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team
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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 Diploma / GED (or higher)
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  • Current, unrestricted LPN / LVN license in the state of Texas
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  • 3+ years of clinical experience in a health care role
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  • 2+ years of experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook (ability to create, edit, save and send documents, spreadsheets and emails)
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  • Experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
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  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
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  • Must live within a commutable distance to Austin, TX
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  • Dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas that provides information privacy
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  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
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  • Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
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  • You will be asked to perform this role in a field setting or other company location, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations
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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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  • 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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  • Experience in a community health setting (or experience as mandated by a state contract)
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  • Case management experience including Certification in Case Management
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  • Home care/field based case management experience
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  • Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio- psychosocial needs
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  • Bilingual skills
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  • Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery
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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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  • Field based work experience
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UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. At this time, 90% of our non - clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.

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You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

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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 healthcare here. We serve the healthcare 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 Healthcare, Community, and Government partners to heal healthcare and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your lifes 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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Keywords: LPN, Case Manager, Nurse, Nurse Case Manager, Social Work, Clinical, Case Management, Medicare, Medicaid, Medicaid Waiver, MDS, Managed Care, Behavioral Health, Mental Health, Community Health, Long Term Care, LTC, Hospice, Public Health, Assisted Living , United Healthcare, UHC, Austin, Texas, TX, work at home, work from home, WAH, WFH, remote, telecommute, hiring immediately, #RPO

Posted: 2021-06-09 Expires: 2021-07-09

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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