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Field RN Case Manager - TX STAR Kids - Harlingen, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Harlingen, TX
Date:
12/08/2017
2017-12-082018-01-06
Job Code:
738957
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738957 Field RN Case Manager TX STAR Kids Harlingen TX

Field RN Case Manager - TX STAR Kids - Harlingen, TX (738957)

Position Description

The more health care changes, the more certain values count. Like quality, patient-centric care, compassion and a dedication to going the extra mile. As a Field-Based RN Case Manager, you'll wear many hats and work in a variety of environments. But wherever you happen to find yourself, you’ll gain a profound sense of satisfaction knowing you’re helping to create a more efficient and effective health care system for everyone.

 

If you are located in Mercedes or Harlingen, Texas, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Visit 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

This role involves approximately 80% travel and you’ll need to be comfortable dealing with a full range of in-home and facility-based environments. Most of the time you’ll work autonomously, so the ability to stay focused and motivated is essential.

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted RN license
  • 3+ years clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, home health / hospice, direct care or case management 
  • Pediatric experience
  • Computer / typing proficiency to enter / retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications
  • Access to reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Case management experience including Certification in Case Management
  • Home care / field based case management
  • Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs
  • Experience with Medicare and / or Medicaid
  • Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery
  • Bilingual skills

Make a difference in countless lives, starting with your own. Join us and start doing your life’s best work.(sm)

 

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

 

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:  TXSTARKIDS, RN, nurse, case manager, case management, CCM, Medicaid Waver, Medicaid, MDCP, pediatrics, field based, home care, home health, complex case management, managed care, bilingual, Harlingen, Mercedes, Texas, TX

Job Details

  • Contest Number738957
  • Job TitleField RN Case Manager - TX STAR Kids - Harlingen, TX
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Harlingen, TX
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsMercedes, TX

Additional Job Detail Information

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