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RN Case Manager - Primary Care Plus - Baton Rouge, LA - 917783

Baton Rouge, LA 70802
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    917783

As senior care specialists, we understand the needs of our patients. Primary Care Plus doctors, nurses and staff know how to treat the health challenges that arise with aging. Because we focus on seniors, our doctors see about half of the patients of a typical primary care doctor. This allows more time at every appointment to get to know the patient, to understand individual health goals and to provide effective and highly personalized health care at every opportunity. Primary Care Plus is dedicated to patient health through continuity of care. As a new member of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, Primary Care Plus is expanding its impact and sense of contribution. Join us and start doingyour life's best work.(sm)

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As part of the patient centered medical home team, theRN Care Managerengages in a collaborative process which assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options and services to meet a patients health needs. The RN Care Manager will facilitate the coordination of care resulting in more efficient utilization of health care resources, decreased hospital readmissions and improved health outcomes.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Works with facility and health plan representatives to coordinate the discharge planning process and transition needs based on patients diagnoses and status
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  • Collaboration with the clinic team to proactively manage high risk patients by ensuring appropriate:""
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    • Frequency of PCP visits, Specialist referrals, Testing / screenings
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    • Medication Management to include medication reconciliation post discharge and medication adherence
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    • Chronic disease education
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  • Providing self-management support to patients in order to improve their health outcomes
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  • Leads daily / weekly / monthly discussions where patients goals, outcomes, interventions, and recommendations for improvement are discussed with members of the patients care team
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  • Visit members in their homes or hospitals settings as needed
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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 RN license in the state of LA
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  • 3+ years of experience in a clinical setting
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  • Computer / typing proficiency to enter / retrieve data in electronic clinical records and documentation systems; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
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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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  • Bachelors in Nursing
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  • Experience in Case Management, Disease Management, Chronic Care Improvement, and/or Quality Improvement
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  • Experienced in a managed care setting
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  • Experience working with the geriatric population
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  • Home health experience
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's time to doyour 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: RN, Registered Nurse, managed care, care coordination, care coordinator, Case Management, case manage, case manager, disease Management, chronic care improvement, quality improvement, nursing home, skilled nursing facility, long term acute care, discharge planning, managed care, geriatric, Metairie, LA, Louisiana, PeoplesHealth

Posted: 2021-04-09 Expires: 2021-08-09

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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