In your field, learning never stops. And neither do you. You are continually pushing yourself to reach higher and go further. To do everything you can to ensure a positive outcome for our patients. Staying on top of your game and persevering in the face of challenge will be a big part of your success. And at every turn, you'll have the support of an elite and dynamic team. Join us in this role and you will use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients, while doing your life's best work.(sm)ECF CHOICES Program offers person-centered care planning, support coordination, and support services for individuals receiving Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS). The Support Coordinator is responsible for identifying, developing, and supporting opportunities for a member's community involvement, including achieving and maintaining competitive, integrated employment consistent with the member's individual strengths, preferences, and conditions for success. Must live in the state of Tennessee and Travel To Members Homes up to 75% of the time. Primary Responsibilities:Maximizing member strengths, resources and opportunities available in the member's community and natural supports available to the member in coordination with ECF services and supports to enable the member to achieve his / her desired lifestyle and goals for community involvement, employment and independent living, and wellness Assessing a member's physical, behavioral, functional and psychosocial needs Identifying the physical health, behavioral health and long-term services and other support services and assistance (e.g., vocational rehabilitation, housing or income assistance) that are necessary to enable the member to achieve his/her desired lifestyle, goals for community involvement, employment and independent living, and wellness and to address identified needs Ensuring timely access to and provision, coordination and monitoring of physical health, behavioral health and long-term services and supports necessary to facilitate the member's community involvement, including achieving and maintaining competitive, integrated employment, consistent with the member's individual strengths, preferences and conditions for success and necessary to maintain or improve his or her physical or behavioral health status and functional abilities, to maximize independence, to ensure the member's rights and choices, health, safety and welfare, and as applicable, to delay or prevent the need for more restrictive and more expensive institutional placement Facilitating access to other support services and assistance the member needs to achieve his/her desired lifestyle, goals for community involvement, employment and independent living and wellness and to address identified needs Performs other related functions as assigned
Required Qualifications:Meet federal requirements for a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) or Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP), which is one year of experience working directly with persons with intellectual and / or developmental disabilities and a doctor of medicine osteopathy, a registered nurse OR an individual who holds at least a bachelor's degree in a professional category such as, but not limited to psychology, sociology, anthropology, or criminal justice OR Have five or more years' experience as an Independent Support Coordinator who holds a High School Diploma or case manager for service recipients in a 1915(c) HCBS Waiver and have completed Personal Outcome Measures Introduction and Assessment Workshop trainings as established by the Council on Quality and Leadership OR Be an RN or LPN with a preference that such individuals also have current certification from the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association as a Certified Developmental Disabilities Nurse (CDDN) for RNs or a Developmental Disabilities Nurse (DDC) for LPNs, as applicablePreferred Qualifications:Experience and knowledge with Medicaid Experience and knowledge with Long-Term Services and Supports providersCareers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) 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 Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment. Job Keywords: Support Coordinator, members, QDDP, HCBS Waiver, Quality, Leadership, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, Long term Services, Medicaid, Community, Tennessee, Nashville, Knoxville, Memphis, TN
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.