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UnitedHealth Group Orthopedic Nurse Case Manager RN - Telecommute anywhere in USA in United States

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As a part of our continued growth, we are recruiting for a RN Case Manager for the Orthopedic Health Support team. In this role you will be responsible for the clinical management across the continuum of care for members with musculoskeletal (neck, shoulder, back, hip and knee) conditions.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, Normal business hours in your time zone, also includes 2 nights per month until 8pm

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute* from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide information to members to facilitate an improved care experience which includes illustrating cost savings, highest quality pairing of a center of excellence and surgeon, and ensuring a seamless administrative experience

  • Telephonic Case Management which includes assessments in the pre-operative and post-operative phases of Orthopedic surgery to ensure positive outcomes

  • Identifying gaps in treatment plans and coordinate ongoing care with providers

  • Provide patient education to encourage self-management and healthy lifestyle change

  • Works with minimal guidance; seeks guidance on only the most complex tasks

  • Coaches, provides feedback and guides others

  • Acts as a resources for others with less experience

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)

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 RN license in your state of residence

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

  • 3+ years of recent orthopedic experience where working with orthopedic patients was your main responsibility working with neck, shoulder, back, hip and knee conditions educating patients/members on physical therapy, occupational therapy, pre and post operations

  • Computer proficiency including the ability to type and talk at the same time and to navigate within Microsoft Windows

  • Access to high speed internet from home (Broadband cable, Fiber or DSL)

  • Dedicated workspace from home

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Compact RN License

  • 7+ years of Orthopedic experience working with neck, shoulder, back, hip and knee conditions as the main part of your job

  • Experience with pain management both acute and chronic

  • Physical therapy experience

  • Occupational therapy experience

  • Experience with weight management

  • Conservative orthopedics experience

  • Surgical orthopedics experience

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment

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Colorado, Connecticut or Nevada Residents Only: The salary range for Colorado residents is $54,400 to $97,000. The salary range for Connecticut / Nevada residents is $60,000 to $106,700. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.

*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy.

*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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