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RN Care Coordinator - Long Term Care - Telecommute in Bastrop or Smithville, TX - 927011

Bastrop, TX 78602 Work Remotely
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    927011

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 doing your life's best work.(sm)

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You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, its all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, youll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, youll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.

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In this Health and Social Services Coordinator role, 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.

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If you are located in or near Bastrop, Smithville, Texas, TX, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Please note that this is a work from home opportunity, but you need to live in or near the posted 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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"Once it is appropriate to go back into the field, expect to spend about 50% of your time in the field visiting our members in long-term care facilities. Youll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

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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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  • RN current, unrestricted in the state of TX
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  • 4+ years of experience working within the community health setting or in a health care role
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  • Experience working with MS Word, Outlook and Excel
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  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit members in the nursing home setting
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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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  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
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  • Experience working in a long-term care setting
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  • Case management and/or care coordination experience
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  • Experience working with Medicaid
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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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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 health care here. We serve the health care 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 health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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: Health & Social Services RN Coordinator, Case Management, Case Manager, Case Manage, Care Coordination, Care Coordinator, Long Term Care, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Facilities, Community & State, C&S, UHC, UnitedHealth Care, UHG, UnitedHealth Group, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Remote, Work From Home, Bastrop, Smithville, Texas, TX

Posted: 2021-05-25 Expires: 2021-06-24

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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RN Care Coordinator - Long Term Care - Telecommute in Bastrop or Smithville, TX - 927011

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