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We're making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. As an RN Case Manager Advocate with UnitedHealth Group, you'll support a diverse member population with education, advocacy, and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come.
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Collaborate with facility Case Management/Discharge Planning Team to coordinate care and identify priority needs/members
Build Relationship with the member and the hospital staff
Make outbound calls and receive inbound calls to assess members' current health status during the 30-day post discharge period
Act as a liaison between the facility and inpatient care manager to coordinate clinical information necessary to facilitate medical necessity determinations
Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans
Provide patient education to assist with self-management
Make referrals to outside sources
Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interaction
Support members with condition education, medication reviews and connections to resources such as Home Health Aides or Meals on Wheels
This position is 75% onsite and 25% telephonic work. This is high volume, customer service environment. You'll need to be efficient, productive, and thorough dealing with our members over the phone. Solid computer and software navigation skills are critical. You should also be strongly patient-focused and adaptable to changes.
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.
Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of employment
3+ years of experience in a hospital, acute-care or direct care setting
Able to accommodate a home-office designated workspace with high-speed Internet
Demonstrate a proficiency in computer skills to navigate a windows-based environment, including internet searches, program navigation, and the use of multiple screens and tabs
Reside in or near Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Ability to travel up to 75% of the time
Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel to visit members in hospital location as a primary work site
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function 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. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Case management experience or CCM certification
Experience or exposure to discharge planning, utilization review, concurrent review or risk management
Experience in a telephonic role
UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.
Already Fortune 5, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.
Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.
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
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