The more health care changes, the more certain values count. Like quality, patient-centric care, compassion and a dedication to going the extra mile. As a Field-Based RN Case Manager, you'll wear many hats and work in a variety of environments. But wherever you happen to find yourself, you'll gain a profound sense of satisfaction knowing you're helping to create a more efficient and effective health care system for everyone. If you are located in Salt Lake City, UT you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Visit members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices 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 Assist members with the transition from a care facility back to their home This role involves approximately 75% travel and you'll need to be comfortable dealing with a full range of in-home and facility-based environments. Most of the time you'll work autonomously, so the ability to stay focused and motivated is essential.
Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of Utah
3+ years clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, home health/hospice, direct care or case management
Access to reliable transportation and the ability to accommodate daily field-based travel within the service delivery area
Computer/typing proficiency to enter/retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
Case management experience including Certification in Case Management
Home care/field based case management
Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs
Bilingual skills - fluency in Spanish/English
Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy
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.
Job Keywords: Field, Case Manager, Case Management, disease management, Medicare, Medicaid, high risk, nurse, RN, BSN, CCM, home health, Salt Lake City, west valley, SLC, UT, Utah