The more health care changes, the more certain values count. Like quality, patient-centric care, compassion and a dedication to going the extra mile. As a RN or Social Worker Care Coordinator, you'll wear many hats and work in a variety of environments. But wherever you happen to find yourself, you'll gain a profound sense of satisfaction knowing you're helping to create a more efficient and effective health care system for everyone. If you are located near Rio Arriba County and Taos County, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Primary Responsibilities: Visit members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interaction Support members with condition education, medication reviews and connections to resources such as Home Health Aides or Meals on Wheels Assist members with the transition from a care facility back to their home This is a field based / telecommuting role that requires 80% travel throughout the local area in NM. You'll need to be comfortable dealing with a full range of in-home and facility-based environments. Most of the time you'll work autonomously, so the ability to stay focused and motivated is essential.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree or higher in Social Work or a healthcare related field with a 1+ year of clinical or case management experience in a medical, long-term care or behavioral healthcare setting OR Associates degree or higher in Nursing with current, unrestricted RN licensure in the state of New Mexico and 1+ year of clinical or case management experience in a medical, long-term care or behavioral healthcare setting OR High School Diploma / GED or higher level of education with 2+ years case management experience within a medical, long-term care or behavioral healthcare settingBasic level of proficiency using a PC in a Windows environment, including Microsoft WordWillingness to travel within a designated geographical region of New Mexico for home / site visits, as well as access to reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance for vehicle being used Preferred Qualifications: Medicare / Medicaid experience A background working with complex medical, long-term care and/or behavioral health populations Experience with electronic documentation methods and field-based technology use Bilingual in English/Spanish Careers 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) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. 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: RN, Registered Nurse, Case Manager, CCM, Social Worker, Care Coordinator, Service Coordinator, care management, bilingual, Spanish, Medicare, Medicaid, MSW, LMSW, LCSW, LPC, LPN, LVN, home health, hospice, assisted living, public health, long term care, case management, case manager, care coordinator, geriatric, special needs, Taos, Rio Arriba, Tierra Amarilla, Penasco, Dixon, Truchas, Chimayo, Tres Ritos, Espanola, NM, New Mexico
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.