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Onsite Inpatient Care Manager - Dallas, TX

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Dallas, TX
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
1770331
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Onsite Inpatient Care Manager - Dallas, TX(Job Number:724127)
Description

ONSITE Inpatient Care Manager! 
 
There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Can you feel it? Bring that energy to a role that helps us offer a higher level of care than you'll find anywhere else. Put your skills and talents to work in an effort that is seriously shaping the way health care services are delivered. As an Inpatient Care Manager you will be responsible for ensuring proper utilization of our health services. This means you will be tasked with assessing and interpreting member needs and identifying solutions that will help our members live healthier lives. This is an inspiring job at a truly inspired organization. Ready for a new path? Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

What makes your nursing career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You will 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:
  • Represent UHC working onsite at a hospital or other medical facility.
  • Perform utilization and concurrent review of inpatient cases using Milliman criteria
  • Conduct clinical chart assessments
  • Build and maintain relationships
  • Discuss cases with treating physicians and other healthcare professionals to better understand plans-of-care
  • Participate in rounds with the Medical Director and discussing cases as needed
  • Determine need, if any, for intervention and discussing with Case Managers and physicians
  • Identify and evaluate delays in care
  • Initiate a discharge planning and readmission prevention plan
  • Approve bed days for inpatient cases (when applicable)
  • Arrange alternative care services; contact and maintain communication with acute long term care, acute rehabilitation, or skilled nursing facilities to move patients through the care continuum
  • Gather clinical information to assess and expedite care needs
  • Facilitate timely and appropriate care and effective discharge planning
  • Participate in team meetings, education discussions, and related activities
  • Maintain appropriate documentation
  • Consult with the Medical Director as needed to troubleshoot difficult or complex cases
  • Identify opportunities for improved communication or processes
  • Participate in telephonic and in-person staff meetings
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Job Clinical Utilization Managemen
Primary Location US-TX-Dallas
Other Location 
Organization Inpatient Care Mgmt - Nurse
Schedule Full-time
Number of Openings 1
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