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UnitedHealth Group HSS Clinical Coordinator- $5,000 Sign on bonus - Canton, TX Area in Canton, Texas

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing your life's best work.(sm)

In this Health and Social Services Coordinator role, will be an essential element of an Integrated Care Model by relaying the pertinent information about the member needs and advocating for the best possible care available, and ensuring they have the right services to meet their needs. Our team is made up of RNs, Social Workers, Behavioral Health Specialists and others dedicated to helping members achieve their health care goals.

If you are located in Van Zandt or Henderson County areas, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assess, plan, and implement care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, lease restrictive level of care

  • Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs, including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services

  • Manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact

  • Communicate with all stakeholders the required health-related information to ensure quality coordinated care and services are provided expeditiously to all members

  • Advocate for patients and families as needed to ensure the patient’s needs and choices are fully represented and supported by the health care team Visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals, or providers' offices

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 the State of TX

  • 4+ years of experience working within the community health setting or in a health care role

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook (ability to create, edit, save and send documents, spreadsheets and emails)

  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals, nursing facilities or providers' offices

  • High speed internet at residence

  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, 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:

  • RUG certification or the ability to obtain within 30 days of employment

  • Experience in case management and/or certification in case management (CCM)

  • Field-based work experience

  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs

  • Experience with electronic charting

  • Bilingual skills

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. 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. We serve the health care needs of low- income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm)

*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.

Job Keywords: RN, Nurse, Registered Nurse, Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care,long-term care, Long Term Service, home health, hospice, behavioral, public health, assisted living, field case manager, case manager, CCM, Certified Case Management, chronic diseases, complex bio-psychosocial, Tyler, TX, Texas

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