Case Manager RN - Telecommute in West Texas, preferably Lubbock
Location: Lubbock, Texas
Internal Number: 111515500
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As a Case Manager RN, you will have the best of both worlds. You have flexibility to work from home as well as provide member care in a direct care setting. This role will require in person visits (on occasion) to members in the Lubbock, Abilene, San Angelo, Midland/Odessa, and Amarillo areas.
If you are located in the West Texas area and able to commute within a designated area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Making outbound calls to assess members' current health status
Visiting members in the hospital to prepare for transition home (varies by market)
Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans
Providing patient education to assist with self-management
Providing clinic and provider education
Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging cases
Coordinating care for members
Making referrals to outside sources
Coordinating services as needed (home health, DME, etc.)
Educating members on disease processes
Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes
Documenting and tracking findings
Making "welcome home" calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Current, unrestricted RN license in Texas
3+ years clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, home health/hospice, direct care or case management
Experience working with clients in the community setting
Must have a designated work space and access to install secure high speed Internet via cable / DSL in home
Demonstrate a proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
Access to reliable transportation
Ability to travel up to 25% within a designated area
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation
Certified Case Manager (CCM)
5+ years of experience as an RN
Case Management experience
Experience / exposure with discharge planning
A background in managed care
Solid organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success
To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment
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*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.