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Pediatric Disability Consultant - US Telecommute

UnitedHealth Group

Minneapolis, MN
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746468 Pediatric Disability Consultant US Telecommute

Pediatric Disability Consultant - US Telecommute (746468)

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.

The Pediatric Disability Consultant will be responsible for providing direct guidance and support to the nationwide team of Family Advisors and clinicians within the Family Engagement Center on topics related to families, children and youth with disabilities. This position is responsible for providing ongoing coaching, training and support to the team as well as directly engaging with families to support their unique needs relative to insurance coverage (medical, behavioral, pharmacy and DME), access to and integration of various community and state based resources (Medicaid Waiver, education, transitions, Title V, accommodations and inclusion); natural supports, HIPAA, Civil Rights Laws, Ferpa and Title IX and Transition to Independence.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides guidance and training to Family Advisors via the phone, in-person and instant message for the following topics (not all inclusive):
  • Disability issues related to private insurance claims and services.
  • Characteristics of disability and relationship to ADL, current and future impact on family, social success and referrals to partnering programs.
  • How to meet the needs of families with various ethnic, racial, religious backgrounds, age or disability status.
  • Trends related to disability supports and interventions that may address the needs of the member.
  • How to ask probing, disability sensitive questions that enable the Family Advisor to offer care coordination or social services support.
  • Utilizes critical thinking paradigms in collecting relevant information.
  • Collects and shares information related to trends of barriers for our members; helps identify and problem solves alternatives to barriers.
  • Self-directed work.
  • Expected to identify gaps in Family Advisor knowledge base and proactively engage with Family Advisors to close their gaps.
  • Find and build relationships with social and community resources for assigned territory. Acts as a resource to Family Advisors to provide resources that match family needs.
Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher)
  • 3+ years of experience working directly with or on behalf of the pediatric population, specifically with disabilities, in a professional capacity
  • 1+ years of experience coaching and / or development
  • Experience with Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Outlook (manage calendar, send / receive emails), and Microsoft Excel (spreadsheet data entry)
  • Dedicated space for home office set up and access to high speed internet services
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Licensed Master's Degree-level clinician in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Marriage or Family Counseling
  • Knowledge of the public sector, i.e., Medicaid
  • Experience navigating NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders) database with ease
Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 17 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, Military families and Veterans wherever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life’s best work.
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, SPECIALNEEDS, telecommute, pediatric, disabilities, pediatric disability, coaching

Job Details

  • Contest Number746468
  • Job TitlePediatric Disability Consultant - US Telecommute
  • Job FamilyCustomer Services
  • Business SegmentUHC Benefit Ops - Corporate

Job Location Information

  • Minneapolis, MN
    United States
    North America
  • Other LocationsDallas, TX
    Tampa, FL
    Phoenix, AZ
    Hartford, CT

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • TravelYes, 25 % 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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