1+ months

Health and Social Services Coordinator - Telecommute in Omaha, NE, Lincoln, NE or Greater NE - 913125

Omaha, NE 68102 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    913125

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

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You push yourself to reach higher and go further. Because for you, its all about ensuring a positive outcome for patients. In this role, youll work in the field and coordinate the long-term care needs for patients in the local community. And at every turn, youll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join UnitedHealth Group and our family of businesses and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients.

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In this Health and Social Services Coordinator role, will be an essential element of an Integrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the member needs and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring they have the right services to meet their needs.

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If you are located in Omaha, NE or Lincoln, NE or Greater NE, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Assess, plan and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care
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  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs; including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services
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  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact
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  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members
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  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patients needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team
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Expect to spend about 75-80% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. Youll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

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Youll 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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Unrestricted RN license OR License Mental Health Practitioner, LMHP, OR License Clinical Social Worker, LCSW in the state of Nebraska
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  • Associate degree
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  • 4+ years of experience working within the community health setting or in a health care role
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  • Intermediate proficiency with experience working with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
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  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals, or provider offices
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  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
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  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained
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*This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctors diagnosis of disease.

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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • Bachelors degree, preferably a behavioral health or clinical degree
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  • Unrestricted licensure as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Social Worker (LCSW) or Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP or LIMHP)
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  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs
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  • Medicaid Waiver experience
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  • Case Management and/or Care Coordination experience
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  • Behavioral health experience
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  • Knowledge of community resources
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  • Prior field based work experience
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  • Experience with electronic charting
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  • Experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, or assisted living
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  • Bilingual in Spanish
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Careers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 7 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 thats second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do your life's best work.(sm)

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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Groups Telecommuter Policy.

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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.

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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Job Keywords: Nurse, RN Registered Nurse, Medicaid, Registered Nurse, Field Coordinator, Home Health, Hospice, Behavioral Health, Home,Visits, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Remote, Omaha, Lincoln, NE, Nebraska, Registered Nurse, Nurse, RN, License Mental Health Practitioner, LMHP, License Clinical Social Worker, LCSW, License

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Posted: 2021-02-26 Expires: 2021-04-30

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Health and Social Services Coordinator - Telecommute in Omaha, NE, Lincoln, NE or Greater NE - 913125

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