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Field RN Case Manager - Austin, TX Area (Hays and Travis County)

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Austin, TX
Date:
11/21/2017
2017-11-212017-12-20
Job Code:
739649
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739649 Field RN Case Manager Austin TX Area Hays and Travis County

Field RN Case Manager - Austin, TX Area (Hays and Travis County) (739649)

Position Description

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)

As a Field-Based Case Manager, you'll wear many hats, and work in a variety of environments. Sometimes, you'll interact with members leaving the hospital - possibly with new medications or diagnoses. Or perhaps you'll perform home visits, assisting members with safe, effective transitions from care environments to where they live. You may also act as an intermediary between providers and members - serving in numerous roles, such as educator, evaluator, service coordinator, community resource researcher and more. The result? Fewer hospitalizations, ER visits and costly service gaps; and a less stressed, more effective health care system for us all. Want more flexibility, want more autonomy? Work from your own home and coordinate a visiting schedule that is mutually beneficial to you and the members we serve.

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You'll work within 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.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
  • Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interaction
  • Support members with condition education, medication reviews and connections to resources such as Home Health Aides or Meals on Wheels
  • Assist members with the transition from a care facility back to their home
Required Qualifications:
  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the State
  • Reliable transportation to travel to member homes or other locations within service delivery area
  • 3+ years clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, home health/hospice, direct care or case management
  • Computer/typing proficiency to enter/retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

Preferred Qualifications:

  • College preferred
  • Case Management experience including Certification in Case Management
  • Home care/field based case management
  • Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care experience
  • Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs
  • Bilingual skills
  • Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery
  • Problem solving skills; the ability to systematically analyze problems, draw relevant conclusions and devise appropriate courses of action
  • Ability to communicate complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information from others

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 90,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity 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.

 

 

Job Keywords: RN, Registered Nurse, case manager, Field Nurse, Field Case Manager, Austin, TX, Texas

Job Details

  • Contest Number739649
  • Job TitleField RN Case Manager - Austin, TX Area (Hays and Travis County)
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentOptumCare

Job Location Information

  • Austin, TX
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % of the Time
  • Telecommuter PositionNo
  • 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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