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Case Manager LPN - Telecommute in Ontario, CA

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) Are you ready for your next challenge? Discover it here at UnitedHealth Group and help us reinvent the health system. We're going beyond basic care, providing integrated health programs with a member-centric focus. The challenge is ensuring we deliver the right care at the right time. When you join us as a LVN Nurse Case Manager, you'll be making a difference in peoples' lives by offering telephonic support and assistance to members seeking health education, program referrals or general health services. You will work with patients to manage their health conditions by taking in-bound calls and placing out-bound calls as dictated by consumer and business needs. - 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. Whether in-person or over-the-phone, we're working to help others live healthier lives while providing an opportunity for you to do your life's best work. If you are located in Ontario, CA, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. - Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides health education and coaches consumers on treatment alternatives to assist them in best decision making -
  • Supports consumers in selection of best physician and facility to maximize access, quality, and to manage heath care cost -
  • Coordinates services and referrals to health programs -
  • Prepares individuals for physician visits -
  • Assesses and triages immediate health concerns -
  • Manages utilization through education -
  • Identifies problems or gaps in care offering opportunity for intervention -
  • Assists members in sorting through their benefits and making choices -
  • Takes in-bound calls and places out-bound calls as dictated by consumer and business needs -
  • Special projects, initiatives, and other job duties as assigned -
  • Create individualized, member centric care plans
  • Participate in interdisciplinary care team meetings - 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 LVN California licensure -
    • 1+ years of Clinical LVN experience, resulting in enhanced clinical skills and judgment -
    • Understanding of change and ability to move members along the continuum of change -
    • Intermediate computer skills (Microsoft Word, Outlook and Internet) with the ability to navigate a Windows environment and the ability to create, edit, save and send documents utilizing Microsoft Word
    • Intermediate or expert level of proficiency with being able to assess and identify needs and being able to influence and motivate Preferred Qualifcations:
      • 1+ years of managed care experience
      • Coaching and/or decision support experience
      • Solid inbound and outbound telephonic skills -
      • Conflict management skills -
      • Able to work under pressure and appropriately prioritize responsibilities
      • 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 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 Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. 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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