This isn't packaged goods. It's a bigger challenge than that. Here you're making a difference in people's lives, starting with your own. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm) The Family Caregiver Support Specialist (Part Time) will work under the WellMed Charitable Foundation, the philanthropic partner of WellMed Medical Management, and will implement and direct all aspects of Caregiver SOS by WellMed in their assigned geographic area. Program elements include caregiver education, information and referral services, wellness programs, caregiver supports, care coordination, marketing, and program development. The Caregiver Specialist is responsible for creating awareness in WellMed communities regarding Caregiver SOS and WellMed programs and services that serve a diverse group of caregivers. Special emphasis is be on telephonic caregiver coaching, an evidence-based protocol to help caregivers identify and self-manage issues that are a priority to them and their care recipient. Primary Responsibilities:Implements and leads all aspects of Caregiver SOS in an assigned geographic area, including oversight of assistants and volunteer staffDevelops an annual business plan with measurable objectives, and targeted activities to achieve those objectivesBuilds relationships and collaborates with key leaders, professionals, organizations and other stakeholders that serve caregivers in WellMed communitiesSeeks out and develops networking opportunities and speaking engagements in WellMed communities that will generate awareness of Caregiver SOS and WellMed initiativesUtilizes tracking systems to formally track phone calls, visits, trainings, outreach, and family meeting, and develops reports for management and WCF board membersPlans calendar of events that meet annual performance measures for caregiver outreach and education Performs all other related duties as assigned
Qualifications:High School Diploma / GED or higher 4+ years of experience in a social services environment Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word (creating and
editing documents), Excel (general spreadsheet navigation, data entry, sorting
data), PowerPoint (creating/editing slides for presentations) and Outlook
(email and calendar)
Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's Degree or higher is preferredBilingual Spanish / English Experience serving older adult population Ability to supervise, train, monitor, and motivate the work
of othersSoft Skills: Clear and concise written and verbal communication skillsMust be able to work on a team and / or independently with
minimal supervisionAbility to exercise judgment and discretion in handling
sensitive and confidential issuesCareers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative
health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're
impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and
Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical
management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family
of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help
patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness.
Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on
preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a
singular opportunity to do your life's best work.SM
The WellMed Charitable Foundation is
the philanthropic partner of WellMed Medical Management. For more information,
go to www.wellmedcharitablefoundation.org.
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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