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LPN Care Manager - Metairie, LA - 876648

Metairie, LA 70005
  • Job Code
    876648

As senior care specialists, we understand the needs of our patients. Primary Care Plus doctors, nurses and staff know how to treat the health challenges that arise with aging. Because we focus on seniors, our doctors see about half of the patients of a typical primary care doctor. This allows more time at every appointment to get to know the patient, to understand individual health goals and to provide effective and highly personalized health care at every opportunity. Primary Care Plus is dedicated to patient health through continuity of care. As a new member of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, Primary Care Plus is expanding its impact and sense of contribution. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

As an active participant of the patient centered medical home team, the LPN Care Manager engages in a collaborative process with members of a multidisciplinary team which may include a Physician, Nurse Practitioner, RN Care Manager, Social Worker, Pharmacist, Clinic Manager, and Medical Assistant. The team assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors and evaluates options and services to meet a patient's health needs through communication and utilization of available resources to promote efficient, quality outcomes. The LPN Care Manager provides quality nursing care to patients and assists the Physician and Nurse Practitioner in the clinical setting.

The LPN Care Manager collaborates with the primary care provider and other members of the care team and supports the patient by providing routine nursing care, patient education, and self-management support. Addressing the total patient, inclusive of medical, psychosocial, behavioral, cultural, and spiritual needs is important for successful patient management. In addition, the LPN Care Manager provides telephonic and face-to-face follow-up for patients with complex and/or high-risk conditions, assisting in care management and care transitions.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Functions in a direct patient care role.

  • Supports RN Care Manager with telephonic and face-to-face management of patients' chronic conditions including behavioral health and social issues

  • Involves the individual patient and caregiver, as appropriate, in decision-making

  • Facilitates communication and coordination among members of the healthcare team

  • Conducts pre-visit planning by reviewing patient's medical records to determine preventive care and treatment needs prior to scheduled appointment

  • Manages incoming patient calls and messages by communicating with patients, family members, and care team to ensure that the patient's needs are met and appropriately documented in the telephone encounter in the electronic medical record.

  • Provides patient care to include patient assessment/triage prior to physician's examination, serves as patient advocate/liaison by answering questions related to care and treatment, patient education and self-management support, implements physician

    orders (injections, prescription refills, diagnostic tests, referrals, etc.) and assists physician or nurse practitioner with procedures.

  • Performs clinic/administrative tasks as directed by clinic manager

  • Triages phone calls to the appropriate department

  • Performs other job-related duties as requested


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.


Primary"Responsibilities:

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  • High School diploma or"GED

  • Unrestricted Licensed Practical Nurse in Louisiana

  • 1+ years of experience"with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel (include spreadsheet use) and internet

  • 1+ years of experience"with case management or educating patients

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Required Qualifications:
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  • Bilingual in Spanish and"English

  • Experience with EMR"(Electronic Medical Records)

  • Home health experience
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Careers at UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement. The Boomer generation is the fastest growing market segment"in health care. And we are the largest business in the nation dedicated to"serving their unique health and well-being needs. Up for the challenge of a"lifetime? Join a team of the best and the brightest to find bold new ways to"proactively improve the health and quality of life of these 9 million"customers. You'll find a wealth of dynamic opportunities to grow and develop as"we work together to heal and strengthen our health care system. Ready? It's"time to do your life's best work.(sm)

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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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Keywords:"Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN, care manager, case manager, case management, Primary"Care Plus, Metairie, LA, Louisiana

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Posted: 2020-11-05 Expires: 2020-12-25

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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