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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Corpus Christi

Description

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.
 
In this Health and Social Services Coordinator role, will be an essential element of an Integrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the member needs and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring they have the right services to meet their needs. This position would work with the 2060 assessment team completing 2060 assessments for members in the member’s homes. 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 LPN Health and Social Services Coordinator UnitedHealth Group, 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 within Corpus Christi, TX service area 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. There is a possibility of occasional travel in upwards of 100 miles. You’ll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations. Position will be covering the Corpus Christi, TX Service Delivery area.

Required Qualifications:
HS Diploma
Current, unrestricted LPN license in the state of Texas
3+ years of experience working within the community health setting in a health care role (or experience as mandated by the state contract)
Experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
2+ years of experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
The ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
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
Bilingual skills
Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery
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
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.
 
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere:

About the company

Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.

A Fortune 6 company, we're focused on helping people live healthier lives while making the health system work better for everyone. Here, we seek to empower people with the information, guidance and tools to make personal health choices. We work harder and we aim higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And, at the end of the day, we’re doing a lot of good for more than 85 million people worldwide.

Our biggest point of differentiation is our people - and the collective talent, energy, intelligence and drive our force of 188,000 individuals around the world bring to our mission every single day. So, how do we do it? With our every action, interaction and intention that demonstrates the five fundamental values that guide everything we do:

• Integrity
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