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UnitedHealth Group WellMed Clinic RN Case Manager Austin in Georgetown, Texas

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 life’s best work. (sm)

The Clinic RN Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. 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. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. Acts as a resource for clinic staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients 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

The pace is fast and you’ll need to be comfortable managing multiple priorities. You may be required to work in multiple locations, so scheduling flexibility is essential. You must also be able to respond calmly and effectively in emergency situations

You'll 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:

  • Current unrestricted Texas RN license or compact license

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • 3+ years clinical 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

  • This position requires Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor’s diagnosis of disease

  • Youwill be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) andare required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this isan essential function of this role

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Bilingual skills

  • Experience in Home & Community based or Long Term Care services delivery

This position is full-time, M-F with no nights, weekends or holidays! Full benefits within 30 days, bonus potential 2x annually, annual reviews, PTO, paid holidays!

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)

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: Healthcare Manager, Austin, TX, Texas

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