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Community Health Worker - Rhode Island Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Bristol, RI
Date:
09/05/2017
2017-09-052017-10-04
Job Code:
1762480
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Community Health Worker - Rhode Island Telecommute(Job Number:720794)
Description

Position Description:

Energize your career with one of Healthcare’s fastest growing companies.  

 

You dream of a great career with a great company – where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, it’s a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the world’s leading Healthcare companies, UnitedHealth Group is restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our Service Centers, improve our Service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.

 

This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas: Optum - a growing part of our family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a Fortune 14 leader.

 

Optum helps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions, and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their Healthcare needs, and stay on track with their Health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation, and Performance.


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 members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Balance between in - home office work as well as going into the field for scheduled appointments
  • Create a positive experience and relationship with the member
  • Keep the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physician
  • Field work to include travel to hospital locations within the local area
  • 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)
  • Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and values

Must live in or near Newport / Bristol County, Washington County, or Providence / Northern County 


Job Clinical & Medical Management
Primary Location US-RI-Bristol
Other Location US-RI-Providence, US-RI-Newport
Organization Optum Ops-PHM Medicaid
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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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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