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Care Coordinator - Maricopa County, Arizona

UnitedHealth Group

Phoenix, AZ
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739687 Care Coordinator Maricopa County Arizona

Care Coordinator - Maricopa County, Arizona (739687)

Position Description

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in 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. It’s the first step in a new career that will enable you to do your life’s best work.(sm)

If you are located in the Phoenix, Arizona area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assessment of members to identify unmet needs, coordinate services, community resources and treatment needs  
  • Delivering a holistic approach to coordinated care based on the enrollee needs
  • Identifying early risk factors and conducting ongoing assessments and documenting in an electronic file
  • Creating, reviewing and revising Plan of Care plans and focusing on disease management
  • Functioning as an advocate for members and decreasing unnecessary hospitalizations
  • Collaborating with the member's PCP to deliver and coordinate necessary services
  • Building relationships with members and their families; assisting them with proper health choices
  • Ensuring cases are documented in a timely manner

This is a home-based position and it will require up to 75% travel in the community.

Required Qualifications:
  • Arizona Resident or ability to reside in the area by start date
  • Bachelor's level degree in Social Work or related field with at least 2 years clinical or case management experience with at least 1 of those years being a field based position (i.e.: long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, assisted living)
      • OR minimum of 2 years clinical or case management experience with at least 1 of those years being a field based position with persons who are elderly or persons with physical or developmental disabilities and have been determined to have a Serious Mental Illness
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bilingual in English / Spanish
  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Medicare / Medicaid experience
  • A background working in geriatric special needs
  • A background in behavioral health
  • Experience with electronic charting
  • Ability to multitask
  • Basic level of proficiency in PC-based word processing and database documentation (Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook)
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place 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: Care Coordinator, Case Manager, RN, registered nurse, Social Worker, SW, managed care, Medicaid, behavioral health, mental health, Phoenix, AZ, Arizona, Scottsdale, Surprise, Avondale, Mesa

Job Details

  • Contest Number739687
  • Job TitleCare Coordinator - Maricopa County, Arizona
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Phoenix, AZ
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsAvondale, AZ
    Mesa, AZ
    Surprise, AZ

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 50 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionYes
  • Overtime StatusExempt

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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