Nurse Case Manager RN - Greater St. Louis & Kansas City, MO

Company: UnitedHealth Group ( Learn More )

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US-MO-Kansas City
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Full-Time
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Job Description
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. Bring your skills and talents to a role where you'll have the opportunity to make an impact on a huge scale. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)
 
Candidates must live in the state of Missouri to be considered for this position.  This position is a Telecommute / Work From Home opportunity from the greater St Louis and Kansas City, MO area.  This position is primarily a telephonic role but may require field work as needed.  The shift for this position is Monday - Friday, during normal business hours.
What makes your clinical career greater with UnitedHealth Group? You'll work within an incredible team culture; a clinical and business collaboration that is learning and evolving every day. And, when you contribute, you'll open doors for yourself that simply do not exist in any other organization, anywhere.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices

  • Making outbound calls to assess members' current health status

  • Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans

  • 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 position will require active and unrestricted Nursing licensure in multiple US States.  Selected candidate must be willing and able to obtain and maintain multiple state licensure. (Application fees and filing costs paid for by UHG)   
    Required Qualifications:


  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of Missouri

  • Multiple state licensure (in addition to Compact License if applicable) or ability to obtain multiple state nursing licenses required

  • Ability to travel to member homes or other locations within the greater St Louis or Kansas City, MO area

  • 3+ years RN nursing experience in a hospital, acute care, home health/hospice, direct care or case management

  • Computer/typing proficiency to enter/retrieve data in electronic clinical records; experience with email, internet research, use of online calendars and other software applications

  • Willingness and ability to obtain CCM within 30 months of hire

  • Ability to communicate complex or technical information in a manner that others can understand, as well as ability to understand and interpret complex information from others

  • Must live within a commutable distance of the greater St Louis or Kansas City, MO area



  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Case Management experience

  • CCM / Certification in Case Management

  • Home care/field based case management

  • Experience working with clinically complex Medicaid population

  • Experience working in virtual environment

  • Critical care experience

  • Experience working with the needs of vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex bio-psychosocial needs

  • Experience in Public Health

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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.UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.




    Job Keywords: Nurse, RN, Case Manager, Care Coordinator, Telecommute, Work From Home, Virtual, St Louis, MO, CCM, Home Health, Acute Care, Critical Care, Public Health, Medicaid

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