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LPN - Tucson, AZ - 899628

Tucson, AZ 85701
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    899628

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doingyour life's best work.(sm)

If you are located in Tucson, AZ, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Positions in this function require LPN/LVN unrestricted nurse licensure and certification based on role and grade level
  • In this role you will start your day by logging on to various hospital databases and reviewing new admissions and discharges
  • You will identify the high-risk patients and review their charts and lab results to determine current status
  • You will proactively reach-out to the doctor and the patient, introduce yourself, advise of your role and that you will be assisting the patient to ensure they are following their treatment plan and have the resources they need
  • The majority of your time will be spent on the phone with patients, family members, and community resources
  • Must be willing and able to occasionally make home visits
  • Will be responsible for conducting weekly conference calls to update patient care teams of specific patient's progress
  • Responsible for overseeing and participating in day to day clinical care of patients
  • Employees are involved in direct patient care (in a clinic, in-home care, etc.)

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:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • At least 2 years' experience doing case management and/or care coordination in primary care clinic setting

  • Requires current unrestricted LPN licensure in applicable state

  • Must have valid, unrestricted Drivers License

  • Must be organized, dependable, proactive, and assertive

  • Ability to exhibit genuine care and compassion during every patient interaction is essential to this role

  • 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

  • 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

Careers with Optum.Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's 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)


*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

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


Job Keywords: LPN; LVN; Case Manager; Case Management; Care Coordination; Tucson, AZ, Arizona

Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-07-21

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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