Position Description:Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality healthcare that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being.As a Community Health Worker (CHW), you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education.Primary Responsibilities:Create a positive experience and relationship with the memberKeep the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physicianKeep member actively engaged with their primary physicianSupport the member to ensure pick-up of their RxProactively engage the member to manage their careProvide member education andKnowledge of community resources to meet members needsSupport transitions of careHelp to keep members compliant with their care plansPartner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and valuesMay conduct HRA assessments if needed***Must be comfortable traveling to Milwaukee, WI for some training and for team meetings if needed ***
Required Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Social Work or High School Diploma / GED with LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)Must have resided within the local community for 2+ yearsKnowledge of culture and values in the local communityFamiliarity with the resources available within the communityAccess to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated areaComfortable with 75% travel in the local area and surrounding counties Preferred Qualifications:Field Based experienceCommunity Health Worker (CHW) AccreditationExperience working in Managed CareKnowledge of WI Medicaid and Medicare populationBilingual with any language 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. 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: UHG, Green Bay, WI, customer service, healthcare, telephonic, patient interaction, field based, advocacy
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.