Position Description: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. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.As a Field Based Case Manager, you'll wear many hats, and work in a variety of environments. Sometimes, you'll interact with members leaving the hospital - possibly with new medications or diagnoses. Or perhaps you'll perform home visits, assisting members with safe, effective transitions from care environments to where they live. You may also act as an intermediary between providers and members - serving in numerous roles, such as educator, evaluator, service coordinator, community resource researcher and more. The result? Fewer hospitalizations, ER visits and costly service gaps; and a less stressed, more effective health care system for us all. Want more flexibility, want more autonomy? Work from your own home and coordinate a visiting schedule that is mutually beneficial to you and the members we serve.What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You'll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.Primary Responsibilities:Visit Medicaid, Medicare and Pediatric members in their homes and / or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' officesProvide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interactionSupport members with condition education, medication reviews and connections to resources such as Home Health Aides or Meals on WheelsAssist members with the transition from a care facility back to their home
Required Qualifications: High School Diploma / GED (or higher)3+ years of clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, direct care, or case management experience1+ years of home health or hospice experience Current, unrestricted LPN license in the State of TexasAccess to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated areaComfortable with travel 75% of the timeAbility to type 35 - 40 WPMPrior knowledge of using a computer with the ability to navigate through a Windows environment and utilize Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint and perform data entry, sorting & filteringPreferred Qualifications: Home care / field based case management experienceSoft Skills:Problem solving skills; the ability to systematically analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions and devise appropriate courses of actionAbility to communicate complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information from otherCareers 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.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. For more information on our Internal Job Posting Policy, click here.Keywords: RN, Case Manager, CCM, Home Care, Home Health, Disease Management, Medicare, Medicaid, Aldine, Northern Houston, TX
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.