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Associate Case Manager, RN - Obstetrical (OB) - Per Diem - Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Miami, FL
Date:
12/15/2017
2017-12-152018-01-14
Job Code:
739356
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739356 Associate Case Manager RN Obstetrical OB Per Diem Telecommute

Associate Case Manager, RN - Obstetrical (OB) - Per Diem - Telecommute (739356)

Position Description

The purpose of the Per Diem Associate Case Manager is to provide skilled nursing, patient education, and individualized care and care coordination in accordance to company policies and procedures.

 

If you are located in Miami FL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Baltimore, MD, or Myrtle Beach, SC you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Respect each patient’s rights during the provision of care or service and conduct business in an ethical manner
  • Positively represent the company to both internal and external customers maintaining a professional and courteous manner at all times
  • Uphold the company core values in the conduct of work
  • Assess patients prior to initiation of home care services for appropriateness of service prescribed and discuss concerns or questions with appropriate supervisor or manager
  • Educate patients and families with a systematic approach, promoting patient understanding of treatment and services, health status, coping ability and patient / family involvement in the continuum of care or service
  • Initiate the plan of treatment / care pathway based upon the analysis of information obtained
  • Provide services according to company policies and procedures and prescriber plan of treatment
  • Individualize patient assessments based on care / services provided and patient need
  • Coordinate care with the home care team, pharmacists, dieticians, and health professionals to promote continuum of care or service
  • Accurately communicate in timely manner patient status information to prescribing physician and case managers and provide necessary clinical information to company pharmacists and / or other healthcare disciplines as necessary, e.g. social workers, dieticians, etc.
  • Modify the plan of care, as appropriate, based upon reassessment, change in prescriber orders, the patient’s need for further care or services and the achievement of identified goals
  • Ensure interventions respect and encourage the patient’s ability to make choices
  • Provide care and services to assigned caseload in an efficient, organized manner
  • Maintain flexibility in assignments and scheduling as priorities may change throughout the course of the workday
  • Complete clinical record documentation per Company policies in a timely, complete and accurate manner
  • Provide clinical support to key physicians / hospitals through personal contacts and in services, as directed
  • Maintain competency on all services provided according to company policies
  • Maintain competency in the appropriate use of the computerized clinical system
  • Participate in all required continuing education, staff meetings, competency training and assessments
  • Maintain all other personnel requirements as outlined per company policies
  • Participate in continuously measuring, assessing and improving performance of clinical and other processes within the center
  • Participate in holiday and weekend schedule as assigned
  • Emergency preparedness plan may require after hours opening of the center to manage patient needs
  • Obtain additional licensure as required

Required Qualifications:

  • 1+ year of Perinatal Nursing (antepartum, labor and delivery or obstetrical nursing) Antepartum Nursing
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in state of residence
  • Multiple state RN licensure (in addition to Compact License if applicable) or ability to obtain multiple state nursing licenses
  • Evidence of independent practice in delivering nursing care
  • Basic computer functionality including the use of the computerized clinical I system, internet and intranet and email systems agency requirements and the managed care industry
  • Excellent Written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to document patient care clearly and accurately

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • 3+ years of Perinatal Nursing (antepartum, labor and delivery or obstetrical nursing)     
  • Bilingual

 

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)

 

*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: RN, Registered Nurse, Per Diem, antepartum, Labor, Delivery, L&D, Perinatal, home care, Obstetrical Nursing, OB, Case Manager, high risk, telecommute, Alere, Optum, Miami, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Florida, Baltimore, MD, Maryland, Myrtle Beach, SC, South Carolina

Job Details

  • Contest Number739356
  • Job TitleAssociate Case Manager, RN - Obstetrical (OB) - Per Diem - Telecommute
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptum Operations

Job Location Information

  • Miami, FL
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsFort Lauderdale, FL
    Baltimore, MD
    Myrtle Beach, SC

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusTemporary
  • Schedule
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelNo
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • Overtime StatusNon-exempt

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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