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 Field Based Community Health Worker - Reno County, KS - HUTCHINSON, Kansas, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: UnitedHealth Group 
Hiring entity type: Insurance 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Nursing - LPN / LVN
Nursing - Nurse Assistants
 
Travel: Unspecified 
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: 808296 / Latpro-3664405 
Date posted: Feb-06-2019
State, Zip: Kansas, 67501

Description

Combine two of the fastest - growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making Healthcare data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.SM


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.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create a positive experience and relationship with the member

  • Keep the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physician

  • Keep member actively engaged with their primary physician

  • Support the member to ensure pick - up of their Rx

  • Proactively engage the member to manage their care

  • Provide member education

  • Support transitions of care

  • Help to keep members compliant with their care plans

  • Partner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)

  • May conduct HRA assessments if needed

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)

  • Must have resided within the community for 2+ years

  • Knowledge of culture and values of community

  • Familiarity with the resources available in the community

  • Located within 30 miles of Hutchinson, KS or Reno County, KS

  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area

  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time for field based work (radius includes 50 miles from the staff members home zip code)

  • Schedule is Monday - Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm with flexibility to adjust schedule based on member's needs

Preferred Qualification:

  • Field based experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in social work and / or health care administration

  • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide, or Medical Assistant

  • Bilingual fluency in Spanish and English

  • CHW Accreditation

  • Experience working in managed care

  • Knowledge of Medicaid population

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.

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, Community, Medicaid, healthcare, worker, social work, psychology, health administrative, field, assessments, member



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