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UnitedHealth Group Oncology Case Manager RN - Telecommute in Chicago, Illinois

We’re making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance that’s driving the health care industry forward. As a Telephonic Oncology Case Manager RN, you’ll support our Oncology member population with education, advocacy and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Apply today!

This position is work at home . Work schedule expectations offer some flexibility with a combination of day and consumer hours.

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

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Making outbound calls to assess patient's current health status

  • Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans

  • Interacting with Medical Directors on challenging cases

  • Providing patient education to assist with self - management

  • Coordinating care for members

  • Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes

  • Documenting and tracking findings

  • Educating members on disease processes

  • Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes

  • Making post - discharge calls to ensure that discharged member receive the necessary services and resources

  • Utilization management through evaluating appropriateness and efficiency of requested health care services, procedures, and cancer treatments under the provisions of the applicable health benefits plan

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 the state of residence

  • 3+ years of recent Oncology experience in a Hospital setting, Acute Care, Direct Care experience or experience as an Oncology Telephonic Case Manager for an insurance company

  • Recent Chemotherapy administration experience

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

  • Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment

  • Access to high speed internet from home and a dedicated workspace for home office set up

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN

  • OCN Certification

  • Chemo Administration Certification

  • A background in managed care

  • Case or disease management experience

  • Experience / exposure with discharge planning

  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) skills

  • Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry skills and the ability to navigate a Windows environment

Answer the call to use your diverse knowledge and experience to make health care work better for our patients. Join us and start doing 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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