For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's 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) This is an in office-based position with the potential to work at home after six month to one year. Work schedule expectations offer some flexibility with a combination of day and consumer hours. This position will require active and unrestricted Nursing licensures in multiple US States. Selected candidate must be willing and able to obtain and maintain multiple state licensures. (Application fees and filing costs paid for by UHG). Primary Responsibilities: Making outbound calls to assess patient's current health status Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging cases Providing patient education to assist with self-management Coordinating care for members Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes Documenting and tracking findings Educating members on disease processes Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes Making post-discharge calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resourcesUtilization management through evaluating appropriateness and efficiency of requested health care services, procedures, and cancer treatments under the provisions of the applicable health benefits plan
Required Qualifications: Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of IL 3+ years of Oncology experience in a Hospital setting, Acute Care, Direct Care experience or experience as an Oncology Telephonic Case Manager for an insurance company Chemotherapy administration experiencePreferred Qualifications: BSN OCN or other oncology related certifications A background in managed care Case or disease management experience Experience / exposure with discharge planning Certified Case Manager (CCM) Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment Careers 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: WAH, Case Management, Triage, Registered Nurse, RN, Lisle, IL, Illinois, Oncology
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.