For those who want to invent the future of health care, here is your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) We are currently hiring multiple Nurse Case Managers throughout the state of Delaware. You will be required to be in the field going into facilities or homes up to 40% of the time to meet with members. Your territory will be within a commutable distance of your home, 50 miles or 50 minutes. When not in the field, this will be a telecommute / work from home position. Candidates must reside in the state of Delaware. Primary Responsibilities: Making outbound calls to assess members' current health status Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans Providing patient education to assist with self-management Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging case 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 Field visits with members
Required Qualifications: Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of Delaware Field based experience to include home health, hospice, community based care, correctional facilities, etc 3+ years' experience in a hospital setting, acute care, direct care experience as an RN and/or experience as a telephonic Case Manager for an insurance company Computer proficiency utilizing MS Office, including the ability to type and talk at the same time Experience working with both Pediatrics and Adults Reside in the state of Delaware Ability to be in the field and travel up to 50 miles or 50 minutes from your home.Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree Experience working with special needs or vulnerable population Experience working in Psychiatric care Behavioral Health Experience Experience working in Substance Abuse Background in managed care Case Management experience Certified Case Manager (CCM) Medicaid ExperienceCareers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) 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: Case Manager, Registered Nurse, Care Coordinator, RN, Delaware, DE, New Castle, Kent, Sussex, Wilmington, Dover, Georgetown, Substance Abuse, Psychiatric, Behavioral Health
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.