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Field Based Community Health Worker - Belmont County, OH

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Saint Clairsville, OH
Date:
11/17/2017
2017-11-172017-12-16
Job Code:
738713
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738713 Field Based Community Health Worker Belmont County OH

Field Based Community Health Worker - Belmont County, OH (738713)

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.

 

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance Healthcare system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.  Join with us and start doing your life’s best work.SM


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Engage members face to face to educate about their health
  • Review available member service records and relevant documentation (e.g., utilization history, functional level, stratification information, current plan of care)
  • Conduct comprehensive non - clinical member assessment that includes bio - psychosocial, functional, and behavioral health needs
  • Utilize interviewing techniques and active listening to collect and retain member information and incorporating responses as they are presented to complete assessment
  • Identify member service needs related to health concerns
  • Identify urgent member situations and escalate to next level when necessary
  • Work with clinical staff to engage the member in participating in the assessment process and collaboratively developing the plan of care based on the member’s individual needs, preferences, and objectives.
  • Work with members to identify barriers to accessing care and achieving person-centered goals, as well as work to close gaps in care.
  • Identify member support systems available and incorporate into plan of care
  • Review plan benefits and identify appropriate programs and services based on heath needs and benefits
  • Work with clinical staff to integrate health care and service needs into a plan / recommendations for member care and service. Transfer the member to clinical staff to manage clinical needs, as identified.
  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure an integrated team approach
  • Collaborate with member to create solutions to overcome barriers to achieving healthcare goals-Identify relevant community resources available based on member needs
  • Refer members to appropriate programs and services
  • Facilitate member choice of preferred provider
  • Advocate for individuals and communities within the health and social service systems;
  • Role assists in coordinating health services and does not write care plans
  • Help members connect with transportation resources and give appointment reminders in special circumstances. Transporting members is strictly prohibited
  • Follow - up with members via phone calls, home visits and visits to other settings where members can be found 
Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Knowledge of Medical Terminology
  • 75%  travel to locate members within the 60 miles radius
  • Ability to create, copy, edit, send & save utilizing Word, Excel & Outlook
  • 1+ years Medicaid / Medicare experience OR 1 year + as a Certified Community Health Worker OR 1+ year experience working in the community / community programs OR 1+ year working as a case manager
  • 1+ years telephonic customer service
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of Community Health Worker Training program
  • Associate's Degree (or higher)
  • Previous employment in a medical office, hospital or clinical or other provider environment 
  • Bilingual 
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


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, United Healthcare,  community, healthcare, social work, field base, Belmont County, Ohio

Job Details

  • Contest Number738713
  • Job TitleField Based Community Health Worker - Belmont County, OH
  • Job FamilyMedical and Clinical Operations
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • St Clairsville, OH
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • 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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