1+ months

LVN Case Manager - Harlingen, TX - 918150

Harlingen, TX 78550
  • Job Code
    918150

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your lifes best work.(sm)

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The LVN Clinic Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. Assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. Works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a LVN/LPN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

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This is a office based role with the ability to work from home 1-2 days per week, based on performance andafter 6 months of employment.The office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00am -5:00pm. There is a 7:30am meeting on Tuesdays. The office is located at 3809 W. Business 83.

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Primary Responsibilities:

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  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients with chronic disease diagnoses
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  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with stable chronic care conditions by:""
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    • Performing focused assessment of chronic care conditions
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    • Performing medication reconciliation
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    • Conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting
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    • Providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
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    • Creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
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  • Supports transition of the patient with stable chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:""
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    • Performing focused assessment of transitional needs
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    • Performing medication reconciliation
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    • Reviewing contingency plan
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    • Providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
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    • Assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
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  • Notifies providers and/or supervising RN of changes to patients health condition
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  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
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  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
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  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
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  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices
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  • May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice
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  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
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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.

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Required Qualifications:

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  • Licensed Vocational Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice in the state of Texas
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  • Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
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  • 2+ years of experience in a physicians office, clinical or hospital setting
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  • Knowledge of chronic diseases, especially COPD/asthma, diabetes, CHF and IHD
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  • Ability to interact productively with individuals and with multidisciplinary teams
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  • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records
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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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  • You will be asked to perform this role in an office setting, however, may be required to work from home temporarily due to space limitations
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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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Preferred Qualifications:

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  • IV Certification
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  • Experience related to patient education and/or motivational interviewing skills and self- management goal setting
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  • Fluent verbal skills in Spanish
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  • Excellent verbal and written skills
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  • Strong interpersonal skills
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  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
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Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors., WellMed is a network of doctors, specialists and other medical professionals that specialize in providing care for 550,000+ older adults with over 16,000 doctors offices in Texas and Florida through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

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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: LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LPN, Home Health, Case Manager LVN, Harlingen, TX, Brownsville, TX, Westlaco, TX

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Posted: 2021-03-31 Expires: 2021-05-29

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