For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing
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As a Community Transitions Program Case Manager, you will have
flexibility to work telephonically from home and may be requested to visit members while inpatient or in their home. Caseload assigned will vary depending on case type.
If you are located in Milwaukee, WI you will have the flexibility to work from home* as you take on some tough challenges.
May work onsite at assigned hospital(s) during business hours Monday – Friday. Engage with the hospital care transition or discharge planning teams and the member / family or caregiver to prepare for transitions and assist in facilitating the discharge plan
May conduct home visits with members and their caregivers post-discharge
Make concerted effort to reach members post-discharge that are difficult to contact
Make initial post-discharge call within 1- 3 days to ensure that member receives the necessary services and resources
Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans
Provide patient education on disease process and self-management
Interact with Medical Directors or member’s PCP in order to coordinate post-discharge care and services for members as necessary
Make referrals to available internal and external resources
Document and track findings in a variety of case management systems
Prioritize large volume of member activities
Adapt to regular process changes with program evolution
Current, unrestricted RN license in state where role is located
3 years’ experience as an RN in a clinical setting
A background in case management in a community care or home care settings
Experience and intermediate skill level working with laptop with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
Must have a designated work space and access to install secure high speed Internet via cable in home
Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel to visit members in-home or a hospital location as a primary work site. *Financial assistance for relocation will not be provided
Ability to be credentialed at assigned hospital and meet all hospital occupational health requirements (drug screening, licensure and immunizations)
Certified Case Manager (CCM)
Experience with discharge planning, transitional care services or resource coordination
Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success
Bi-lingual in Spanish
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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Keywords: RN, registered nurse, CCM, Case Manager, case management, Transitional Care, STARS, Hospital RN, Acute Care, Discharge Planning, Care Coordination, Community Transitions Program, Home care, Milwaukee, WI, Wisconsin
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About UnitedHealth Group 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. We are committed to introducing innovative approaches, products and services that can improve personal health and promote healthier populations in local communities. Our core capabilities in clinical care resources, information and technology uniquely enable us to meet the evolving needs of a changing health care environment as millions more Americans enter a structured system of health benefits and we help build a stronger, higher quality health system that is sustainable for the long term