Advanced Illness Field Case Manager for Northern New Jersey (512071)
UnitedHealth Group - Newark, NJ

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Position Summary:
The Care Manager will support Evercare's Advanced Illness program by providing a holistic approach to case management, including addressing physical, emotional, spiritual and psycho-social needs of members and their families. The Care Manager will assure that members and families meeting the criteria for Advanced Illness have current, anticipatory and advanced care plans in place. By working effectively with the healthcare provider team, engaging with PCP as required, this role will also assure that members and families have goals of care respected and honored.

Primary Responsibilities:
Provide expertise in pain and symptom management
Provide education and support to members/ families and all stakeholders.
Responsible for developing effective working relationships with our business' senior leadership at the site level
Work effectively across sister segments both internally and across the Enterprise .
Completes required documentation in timely and accurate manner and will develops improved work flow as required.
Establish oneself as an expert in Advanced Illness and serve as a leader and mentor of others.

This is a field-based role which requires local travel within your assigned geographical territory; assessments and follow-up visits will be completed in face-to-face patient visits. When not working in the field, you will work from a home-based office.


Current and unrestricted RN licensure in the State

This is a field based position. You must live within a commutable distance and be willing to travel to Essex, Passaic, Bergen, Union, Hudson, Morris, and Sussex counties .

3+ years clinical experience which includes palliative care, hospice, home health, or community case management

Successful candidates will be highly organized and possess excellent communication skills

Additional Assets Preferred:
Strong computer skills

Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience required; BSN and Masters preferred

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