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 Telephonic RN Case Manager - Telecommute in New Jersey - NEWARK, New Jersey, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Nursing - Case Management
Nursing - Clinic RN
Nursing - Other
Nursing - Staff RN
 
Travel: Minimal 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 736066 / Latpro-3576352 
Date posted: Oct-19-2017
State, Zip: New Jersey, 07101

Description

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. A passion for excellence you wont find anywhere else. We ask tough questions. We push ourselves and each other to find smarter solutions. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Learn more, and start doing your life's best work.(sm)   As a Case Management RN, you will drive positive outcomes by supporting a diverse member population with education, advocacy and the connections to the resources they need.   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.   View the Realistic Job Preview to learn more aspects of this job. Click here: http://uhg.hr/Telephonic_Case_Manager_UHCCS   Primary Responsibilities:    Make outbound calls to assess members' current health status Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans Provide patient education to assist with self management Interact with Medical Directors on challenging cases including presenting at rounds Coordinate care for members Make referrals to outside sources Coordinate services as needed (home health, DME, etc.) Educate members on disease processes Encourage members to make healthy lifestyle changes Document and track findings


Requirements

Required Qualifications:

Current, unrestricted RN license in New Jersey
3+ years of experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting, acute care, direct care experience and/or experience as a Case Manager
Ability to navigate a Windows environment, utilize Outlook,  and the ability to create, edit, save and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word
Experience working with populations with special needs
Must live in the state of New Jersey
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree
Experience working with Medicaid populations 
A background in managed care
Case Management experience
Certified Case Manager (CCM)
Bilingual - English/Spanish
Experience/exposure with discharge planning
Experience in utilization review, concurrent review and/or risk management
Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: 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
 
Job Keywords:  Registered Nurse, RN, case manager, case management, Medicaid, managed care, telephonic, discharge planning, Newark,Jersey City,Patterson, NJ, New Jersey

 

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