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) The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with experience managing remote professional employees. Adapt to a flexible work environment, telecommuting with minimal to no supervision. Must be compassionate for consumers, a team player, outstanding communication written/verbal skills, support change and innovation. We are hiring managers in all of these areas and this position will require up to 50% travel within that local area:Boone, Burlington, Carroll, Cedar Rapids, Clinton, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Decorah, Des Moines, Dubuque, Forest City, Greenfield, Iowa City, Marshalltown, Mason City, Orange City, Osceola, Oskaloosa, Red Oak, Sioux City, Spencer, Waterloo and Waverly Primary Responsibilities: Clinical operations across the continuum of care (assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating) Case management and coordination of care Takes lead role in setting direction and participating in or developing new programs Sets team direction, resolves problems and provides guidance to members of the team Ensures team meets established performance metrics and performance Adapts departmental plans and priorities to address business and operational challenges
Required Qualifications: Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of Iowa OR Bachelor's degree or higher in public health, health administration, nursing, physiology or other health services field. Case Management experience Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment Preferred Qualifications: Experience as a Manager Bachelor's degree A background in managed care Certified Case Manager (CCM) Experience / exposure with discharge planning Experience in utilization review, concurrent review and / or risk management Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to successCareers 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) 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: Registered Nurse, RN, Case Manager, Social Worker, behavioral health, CCM, Manager, management, Medicaid, Medicaid waiver, waiver services, Utilization Review, Telecommute, Telecommuter, Iowa, IA, IowaExpansion
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.