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Field Based RN Case Manager - Fort Worth/Dallas, TX

UnitedHealth Group

Fort Worth, TX
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Field Based RN Case Manager - Fort Worth/Dallas, TX(Job Number:722959)

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. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)


Field-based RN Case Managers will lead the new frontier in care coordination in the emerging provider market through full partnerships with health systems, hospitals, physicians, communities, patients and their families. 


As the Field-based RN Case Manager you will interact and collaborate daily with hospital licensed caregivers, health system physicians, internal and external vendors, patients and families. You will be integral to the identification of population health management opportunities as well as the strategic development and design of these services. 


Value is demonstrated through a reduction in the hospital readmission rates of select patients and improved adherence to evidence based medicine guidelines and industry quality standards. The Field-based RN Case Manager implements wide reaching change by contributing to the transformation of a health care system that meets the demand for safe, quality, patient centered and affordable care. 


Field Based RN Case Managers will be in the field at least 75% of the time


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage targeted population daily census
  • Identifying those patients appropriate for face to face contact
  • Meeting with patients, caregivers and families while inpatient to establish relationship and engage in transitional case management process
  • Assess adequacy of discharge plan and risk associated with compliance
  • Complete assessments, address any identified barriers to compliance across the continuum
  • Develop care plan and interventions with patient and family input
  • Proactive post discharge follow-up; telephonically or in home as appropriate
  • Coordination of post discharge care with primary care physician
  • Interact in a collegial and collaborative fashion with hospital clinical staff to include: RNs, Social Workers, UR / UM, physicians, and non-clinical support staff
  • Communicate regularly with patients and families, with hospital team, and document regularly in required systems for outcome reporting
  • Promote cost effective health care with aligned health system networks

Job Case Management
Primary Location US-TX-Fort Worth
Other Location 
Organization Optum Ops-PHM Medicare
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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