RN Clinical Care Coordinator - $5,000 sign on bonus - Telecommute in Louisville, KY

Employer
Optum
Location
Louisville, Kentucky
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 17, 2022
Closes
Jun 15, 2022
Ref
2064921
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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)

You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it’s all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, you’ll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, you’ll 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.

 

In this Care Coordinator - Community Based role, you 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.

 

If you are located in or near the Louisville area of KY, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. You’ll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, plan and implement care management interventions that are individualized for each patient and directed toward the most appropriate, least restrictive level of care

  • Identify and initiate referrals for both healthcare and community-based services; including but not limited to financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services

  • Develop and implement care plan interventions throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact

  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members

  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient’s needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team

Once appropriate to go back into the field, expect to spend about 50 of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities in the local area.

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Nurse (unrestricted KY license)

  • 4+ years of experience working within the community health setting OR in a health care role

  • 2+ years of experience providing community-based care management to members receiving long-term care, personal care services, private duty nursing, or home health

  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and / or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices

  • Strong computer skills including EHR documentation, MS Office, etc.

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CCM

  • BSN or health care related degree

  • Experience in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs

  • Experience working with Home Care Based Services

  • Experience working with patients/members in community and home-based settings

  • Experience with discharge planning

  • Experience with utilization review, concurrent review and/or risk management

  • Experience with arranging community resources

  • Case Management experience

  • Prior field-based work experience

 

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

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)

 

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign-On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a realated entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis ("Internal candidates") are not eligible to receive a Sign-On Bonus.

 

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.

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