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Case Manager RN Corpus Christi

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Corpus Christi
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

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)

The Health Care Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Health Care Manager 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. The Health Care Manager interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. The Health Care Manager acts as a resource for clinic staff. The Health Care Manager works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a RN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

Primary Responsibilities:

Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients with at high risk

Supports longitudinal care of the patient with chronic care conditions by:

performing assessment of health conditions

performing medication reconciliation

conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting

providing patient education

creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources

Supports transition of the patient with chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:

performing assessment of transitional needs

performing medication reconciliation

establishing and reviewing contingency plan

providing patient education

assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments

Coordinate with providers to establish or update plan of care

Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record

Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings

Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings

Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices

May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice

Performs all other related duties as assigned

Youll 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.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Nursing or Associate's degree in Nursing with four or more years of experience

Registered Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice in the state of employment

Current BLS certification

2+ years of experience in a physician's office, clinical or hospital setting

Knowledge of chronic diseases, especially COPD/asthma, diabetes, CHF and IHD

Ability to interact productively with individuals and with multidisciplinary teams

Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records

Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to allfederal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience related to patient education and/or motivational interviewing skills and self management goal setting

Fluent written and verbal skills in English and Spanish

Solid interpersonal skills

Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors 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)

**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time, or per diem basis (Internal Candidates) are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus.

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.

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