Case Manager RN - St. Joseph's Medical Center- Tacoma, WA
January 5, 2018
For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) Please note: This position will require onsite visits to St. Joseph's Hospital in Tacoma, WA. The RN Case Manager will work from home when not attending onsite visits at the hospital. Primary Responsibilities:Making outbound calls to assess members' current health status Visiting members in the hospital to prepare for transition home Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans Providing patient education to assist with self - management Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging cases Coordinating care for members Making referrals to outside sources Coordinating services as needed (home health, DME, etc.) Educating members on disease processes Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes Documenting and tracking findings Making "welcome home" calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities will be keys to success
Required Qualifications: Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of residency 4+ years' experience as an RN Experience working with clients in the community setting Demonstrate a proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment Must have a designated work space and access to install secure high speed Internet via cable / DSL in home Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area Travel up to 25% of the time Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree A background in managed care Case Management experience Certified Case Manager (CCM) Experience / exposure with discharge planning Experience working in a virtual environmentCareers with UnitedHealthcare. Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can 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: RN, registered nurse, CCM, Case Manager, case management, Transitional Care, STARS, Hospital RN, Acute Care, Discharge Planning, UnitedHealth Group, UHG, UnitedHealthcare, UHC, Tacoma, Washington
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.