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Community Health Worker - Brown County, WI

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Green Bay, WI
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-12
Job Code:
741750
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741750 Community Health Worker Brown County WI

Community Health Worker - Brown County, WI (741750)

Position Description

Position Description:

Welcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.

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.

As a Community Health Worker (CHW), you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education.

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 and
  • Knowledge of community resources to meet members needs
  • Support transitions of care
  • Help to keep members compliant with their care plans
  • Partner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)
  • Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and values
  • May conduct HRA assessments if needed
***Must be comfortable traveling to Milwaukee, WI for some training and for team meetings if needed ***
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Social Work or High School Diploma / GED with LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse)
  • Must have resided within the local community for 2+ years
  • Knowledge of culture and values in the local community
  • Familiarity with the resources available within the community
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
  • Comfortable with 75% travel in the local area and surrounding counties
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Field Based experience
  • Community Health Worker (CHW) Accreditation
  • Experience working in Managed Care
  • Knowledge of WI Medicaid and Medicare population
  • Bilingual with any language 
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.
 
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, Green Bay, WI, customer service, healthcare, telephonic, patient interaction, field based, advocacy

Job Details

  • Contest Number741750
  • Job TitleCommunity Health Worker - Brown County, WI
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Green Bay, WI
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMilwaukee, WI

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 75 % of the Time
  • 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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