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RN / Care Coordinator - Shelby County / Memphis, TN

UnitedHealth Group


Location:
Johnson City, TN
Date:
12/12/2017
2017-12-122018-01-10
Job Code:
742127
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742127 RN Care Coordinator Shelby County Memphis TN

RN / Care Coordinator - Shelby County / Memphis, TN (742127)

Position Description

You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, it’s all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, you’ll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, you’ll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.
 
If you are located in Shelby County / Memphis, Tennessee, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assess, plan and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care
  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs; including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient’s needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team
Expect to spend about 80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. You’ll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

Required Qualifications:

  • RN or Licensed Social Worker (LBSW, LMSW, LCSW) for the State of Tennessee
  • 1+ years of clinical or case management experience
  • 2+ years' experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
  • 5+ years of experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Access to reliable transportation
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
  • Experience with electronic charting
  • Experience with arranging community resources
  • Prior field based work experience
Your confidence, decisiveness and perseverance will help you positively impact our patient lives. Join us now 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: RN, Registered Nurse, Care Coordinator, Medicaid, Medicare, Social work, behavioral health, case management, utilization management, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, Shelby County, Memphis, Tennessee, TN

Job Details

  • Contest Number742127
  • Job TitleRN / Care Coordinator - Shelby County / Memphis, TN
  • Job FamilyNursing
  • Business SegmentCommunity and State

Job Location Information

  • Johnson City, TN
    United States
    North America

Additional Job Detail Information

  • Employee StatusRegular
  • ScheduleFull-time
  • Job LevelIndividual Contributor
  • ShiftDay Job
  • 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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