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RN Case Manager WellMed at Barlite North - 941270

San Antonio, TX 78205
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    941270

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieveyour lifes best work.(sm)

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The Clinic RN Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Clinic RN Case Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers and other educators. The Case Manager acts as a resource for clinic staff.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients at high risk
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  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with chronic care conditions by:""
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    • Performing assessment of health conditions
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    • Performing medication reconciliation
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    • Conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting
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    • Providing patient education
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    • Creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
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  • Supports transition of the patient with chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting by:""
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    • Performing assessment of transitional needs
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    • Performing medication reconciliation
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    • Establishing and reviewing contingency plan
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    • Providing patient education
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    • Assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
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  • Coordinate with providers to establish or update plan of care
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  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical records
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  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
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  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
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  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence-based practices
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The pace is fast, and youll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations.

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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree in Nursing or Associates degree in Nursing
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  • Current, unrestricted RN license
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  • Current BLS certification
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  • 4+ years of clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, home health / hospice, direct care or case management
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  • Computer / typing proficiency to enter / retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
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  • Access to reliable transportation
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  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
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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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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Case management experience including Certification in Case Management
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  • Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs
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  • Experience in Home & Community based or Long-Term Care services delivery
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  • Home care / field-based case management
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  • Bilingual skills
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Careers with WellMed.Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.(sm)

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WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

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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: Registered Nurse, RN Case Manager, RN, Case Management, BSN, ADN, Primary Care, Geriatric Care, Clinical, Bilingual, San Antonio, TX, Texas

Posted: 2021-07-16 Expires: 2021-08-15

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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