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Oncology Case Manager RN - Telecommute - 926053

Houston, TX 77002 Work Remotely
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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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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Were making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance thats driving the health care industry forward. As a Telephonic Oncology Case Manager RN, youll support our Oncology member population with education, advocacy and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Apply today.

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This position is work at home. Work schedule expectations offer some flexibility with a combination of day and consumer hours.
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"You'll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Making outbound calls to assess patient's current health status
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  • Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans
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  • Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging cases
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  • Providing patient education to assist with self - management
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  • Coordinating care for members
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  • Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes
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  • Documenting and tracking findings
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  • Educating members on disease processes
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  • Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes
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  • Making post - discharge calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources
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  • Utilization management through evaluating appropriateness and efficiency of requested health care services, procedures, and cancer treatments under the provisions of the applicable health benefits plan
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This position will require active and unrestricted Nursing licensure in multiple US States. Selected candidate must be willing and able to obtain and maintain multiple state licensure. (Application fees and filing costs paid for by UHG)

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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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  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of residence
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  • Multiple state licensure (in addition to Compact License if applicable) or ability to obtain multiple state nursing licenses
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  • 3+ years of recent Oncology experience in a Hospital setting, Acute Care, Direct Care experience or experience as an Oncology Telephonic Case Manager for an insurance company
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  • Recent Chemotherapy administration experience
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  • Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment
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  • Access to high speed internet from home and a dedicated workspace for home office set up
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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 a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employee must comply with any state and local masking orders
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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • BSN
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  • OCN Certification
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  • Chemo Administration Certification
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  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
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  • Background in managed care
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  • Case or disease management experience
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  • Experience / exposure with discharge planning
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  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills
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  • Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment
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Answer the call to use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients. Join us and start doing your lifes 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 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 do your 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. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, youll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy

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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: Infusion Nurse, Oncology, Oncology Nurse, Cancer, Case Manager, Care Coordinator, Utilization Management, Utilization Review, RN, Nurse, Chemotherapy, National Comprehensive Cancer Network, NCCN, OCN, CCM, Telecommute, Virtual, Work From Home

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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