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LHI - Case Care Coordinator - La Crosse, WI or US Remote - 893922

La Crosse, WI 54601 Work Remotely
  • Job Code
    893922
At Optum, the mission is clear:Help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone

LHI is one of 4 businesses under OptumServe. OptumServeprovides health care services and proven expertise to help federal government agencies modernize the U.S. health system and improve the health and well - being of Americans.

By joining OptumServe you are part of the family of companies that make UnitedHealth Group a leader across most major segments in the U.S. health care system.

LHI was founded in 1999 and acquired by Optum in 2011, LHI specializes in creating and managing health care programs through on - location services, patient - specific in - clinic appointments, telehealth assessments, or any combination based on customer need. LHI's customizable solutions serve the diverse needs of commercial customers, as well as federal and state agencies, including the U.S. Departments of Defense, Veterans Affairs, and Health and Human Services.


There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Ready for a new path? Start doingyour life's best work.SM

The LHICase Care Coordinator is the primary point of contact for each individual member. They will work directly with the member to take on a holistic, proactive approach as it relates to the members healthcare.

The LHI Case Care Coordinator will be very hands on as they work through items such as intake, care plan, treatment needs, as well as coordinating efforts with member's primary care provider as well as other treatment facilities. They will communicate with a diverse group of people across multi - disciplines while serving as point of contact for internal and external entities. The Case Care Coordinator will also summarize and prepare inquiries to submit to the Medical Director under the supervision of the RN Case Manager.


What we do defines who we are. Take a deeper look at how we're providing support during this global health crisis and search for a way you can get involved. View our Covid-19 Resources Page at:https://info.uhg.com/


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Complete intake calls to welcome members to the program
  • Initiate care plans and enter in all relative information from the issues at hand to interventions
  • Promote adherence to care plan, developed in coordination with the member, primary care provider as well as other treating providers
  • Assess members unmet needs, coordinate services and treatment needs
  • Identify early risk factors and conduct ongoing assessments and document appropriately
  • Function as an advocate
  • Build and maintain relationships with members and other authorized member representatives
  • Educate members on program benefits and preventative care
  • Maintain contract expertise through internal as well as external training and education programs
  • Increase continuity of care by managing relationships with providers involved
  • Assist in gaining availability for future appointments
  • Complete initial assessment interviews
  • Assist in provider selection for annual screening exams, diagnostic evaluations as well as treatment appointments
  • Acknowledge member's rights on confidentiality issues, maintain patient confidentiality at all times, and follows HIPAA guidelines and regulations

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.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associate's Degree (or higher) in a clinical field (LPN, Social Work, Psychology, or health related field) or Medical Health Administration or two years of equivalent work experience
  • Experience with Medical Terminology or completion of Medical Terminology course
  • Intermediate PC and Microsoft Office computer skills including Microsoft Word (create and edit documents), Microsoft Excel (create, sort, and edit data in spreadsheets), and Microsoft Outlook (email and calendar management) while providing customer support on the phone
  • Ability to travel 1 - 2 times a year for training and seminars within the state as required - (i.e. approximately up to 25% of the time)
  • Ability to work 9:00AM - 6:00PM CST Monday through Friday
  • If you need to enter a work site for any reason, you will be 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. When in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are required to wear a mask in common areas. In addition, employees must comply with any state and local masking orders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a healthcare field
  • Previous applicable healthcare experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of CPT and ICD coding
  • Call center experience
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, telephone etiquette and interpersonal skills

UnitedHealth Group is an essential business. The health and safety of our team members is our highest priority, so we are taking a science driven approach to slowly welcome and transition some of our workforce back to the office with many safety protocols in place. We continue to monitor and assess before we confirm the return of each wave, paying specific attention to geography-specific trends. At this time, 90% of our non-clinical workforce transitioned to a work at home (remote) status. We have taken steps to ensure the safety of our 325,000 team members and their families, providing them with resources and support as they continue to serve the members, patients and customers who depend on us.


Some of the steps we've taken to ensure employee well-being include:

  • Transitioned our new hire training classes to be conducted virtually
  • Launched our ProtectWell app and UnitedCARES program to help ease the burden and stress for our UnitedHealth Group team members and their immediate family affected by COVID-19
  • Daily updates from our CEO Dave Wichmann to support and inspire team members during this challenging time
  • Onsite social distancing and increased sanitization measures for employees who have been welcomed back to our offices
  • Fully cover the COVID-19 healthcare costs for our employees
  • Employees who self-identify as high risk or who live with someone who is high risk have been asked to remain working from home

You can learn more about all we are doing to fight COVID-19 and support impacted communities at: https://www.unitedhealthgroup.com/newsroom/addressing-covid.html

Careers with LHI.Our focus is simple. We're innovators in cost - effective health care management. And when you join our team, you'll be a partner in impacting the lives of our customers, and employees. We've joined OptumHealth, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the health system work better for everyone. We're located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wis., with a satellite office in Chicago and remote employees throughout the United States. We're supported by a national network of more than 25,000 medical and dental providers. Simply put, together we work toward a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Our team members are selected for their dedication and mission - driven focus. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to doyour life's best work.


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 Groupis a drug - free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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Posted: 2020-11-25 Expires: 2021-02-10

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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