Care Coordinator / Case Manager
UnitedHealth Group - Independence, KS

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UnitedHealthcare Community & State is part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group one of the leaders across most major segments of the US health care system.

If you're ready to help make health care work better for more people, you can make a historic impact on the future of health care at UnitedHealthcare Community & State.

We contract with states and other government agencies to provide care for over two million individuals. Working with physicians and other care providers, we ensure that our members obtain the care they need with a coordinated approach.

This enables us to break down barriers, which makes health care easier for our customers to manage. That takes a lot of time. It takes a lot of good ideas. Most of all - it takes an entire team of talent.

UnitedHealthcare Community & State is currently hiring a Care Coordinator / Case Manager in the Coffeyville, Parsons, and Independence , Kansas area. The Care Coordinator / Case Manager will be responsible for, but not limited to the following duties:

-Engaging members telephonically to coordinate services, community resources, and treatment needs

-Delivering a holistic approach to coordinated care based on the enrollee needs

-Identifying early risk factors and conducting ongoing assessments and documenting in an electronic file

-Creating, reviewing and revising Plan of Care plans and focusing on disease management

-Functioning as an advocate for members and decreasing unnecessary hospitalizations

-Collaborating with the member's PCP to deliver and coordinate necessary services

-Building relationships with members and their families; assisting them with proper health choices

-Ensuring cases are documented in a timely manner

What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You can improve the health of others and help heal the health care system. You can work with in an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.

Basic Requirements:

-Bachelor's level degree in Social Work or RN degree

-Minimum of 2 year experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, or assisted living

-Basic level of proficiency in PC-based word processing and database documentation (Word, Excel, Internet, Outlook)

Additional Assets Preferred:

-Medicare/Medicaid experience

-A background working in geriatric special needs

-A background in behavioral health

-Experience with electronic charting

-Ability to multitask

You can be a part of this team. You can put your skills and talents to work in an effort that is seriously shaping the way health care services are delivered.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. In addition, employees in certain positions are subject to random drug testing.

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