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Community Health Worker - Field Based in Detroit, MI Area

Southfield, MI 48076
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The Community Health Worker will be responsible for working with individuals that receive Michigan Medicaid benefits through UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Member outreach
  • Member education
  • Assess if eligible for MiBridges and SNAP and assist with application
  • Partner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)
  • Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and values
  • May conduct Health Risk Assessments (HRA) if needed
  • Assisting Healthy Michigan Plan (HMP) members with reporting work requirements
  • Work to increase dental utilization for all HMP members
  • Assess if eligible for MiBridges and SNAP and assist with application
  • Work to support new Mandatory Dual Special Needs Plan Reasonable Assistance requirements
  • Assist in achievement of health plan quality metrics such as: Postpartum and newborn education reinforcement for enrollment in the HFS/Baby Blocks program to keep members on target for well exams and shot schedule for 0-24 months, support low birth weight reduction by connecting members to SDOH resources in a face to face capacity (an enhancement to current national HFS model which is telephonic) such as prenatal classes, transportation, housing, food and social support and assessing for other risks, work to help support HEDIS metrics that impact auto band assignment
  • Work with members in addressing Social Determinants of Health
  • Build relationships with Community Based Organizations (CBO) as well as key Providers and Specialists
  • Help member set goals and develop a care plan to achieve those goals
  • Proactively engage the member to manage their own health and healthcare
  • Provide member education on community resources and benefits
  • Conduct post discharge activities from hospital facility and support connection to social services
  • May conduct Health Risk Assessments (HRA) if needed
You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


Posted: 2020-06-29 Expires: 2020-07-29

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Community Health Worker - Field Based in Detroit, MI Area

UnitedHealth Group
Southfield, MI 48076

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