Community Transitions RN Case Manager - Boston, MA
April 14, 2018
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) As a Community Transitions Program Case Manager, you will have the best of both worlds. You have the flexibility to work from home as well as provide member care in a direct care setting. This role will require visits to Hospital, multiple times per week. If you are located in the Boston, MA area, you will have the flexibility to work from home* as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities:Visit members in the hospital to engage in post hospital programMake concerted effort to find members post hospital that are difficult to reachMake initial post hospital call within 3 days of discharge to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans Provide patient education to assist with self-management Interact with Medical Directors or member's PCP on challenging cases Coordinate care and services for members Make referrals to outside sources Educate members on disease processes Encourage members to make healthy lifestyle changes Document and tracking findingsPrioritize large volume of member activities Adapt to regular process changes as new program evolves
Required Qualifications:Current, unrestricted RN license in state of residence5+ years of experience as an RN in a clinical settingBasic level of experience with Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environmentMust have a designated quiet workspace in your home (separated from non-workspace areas) and is able to be secured to maintain Protected Health Information (PHI) and/or Protected Information (PI)Must have access to install secure high speed internet (minimum speed 5 download mps and 1 upload mps) via cable/DSL in home (wireless/cell phone provider, satellite, microwave, etc. does NOT meet this requirement)Access to reliable transportation and ability to travel to visit members within Boston, MA. *Financial assistance for relocation will not be provided Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's DegreeA background in community care or home careCase Management experience Certified Case Manager (CCM) Experience with discharge planning or transitional care services Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm) *All Work at Home employees 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. Job Keywords: RN, registered nurse, CCM, Case Manager, case management, Transitional Care, STARS, Hospital RN, Acute Care, Discharge Planning, Syracuse, NY, New York, UnitedHealth Group, UHG, UnitedHealthcare, UHC, "Community Transitions Program"
Internal Number: 761779
About UnitedHealth Group
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.