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Field RN Case Manager

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

$2,500 SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS
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's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)
Registered Nurses will be working with patients primarily in a long-term care facility setting. An RN functions as part of the primary care team, and reports to the Clinical Services Manager (CSM). The RN performs activities that fall within the RN scope of practice. This role works in close collaboration with all the team members and may support multiple providers. The RN works under the direction of the provider, and activities are delegated to the RN by the provider or the team CSM. The RN understands and supports the CPM models of care Institutional Special Needs Plan (ISNP), Institutional Special Needs Plan (IESNP) and Transitions to Skilled (TTS) and works in collaboration with the team to meet the goals of the program. RN may be required to provide on-site clinical support to patients or facilities
Location: This position is throughout Baltimore, Montgomery, Prince Georges, Anne Arundel Counties, Maryland


Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Possible early or after hours depending on business needs and weekend work could be required depending on business/member needs.
Primary Responsibilities:


  • Reports to Clinical Services Manager

  • Assess the health status of members as within the scope of licensure and with the frequency established in the model of care

  • Establish goals to meet identified health care needs

  • Plan, implement and evaluate responses to the plan of care

  • Work collaboratively the multidisciplinary team to engage resources and strategies to address medical, functional, and social barriers to care

  • Works closely with mental health clinicians to help bridge the gap between mental and physical health

  • Consult with the patient's PCP, specialists, or other health care professionals as appropriate

  • Assess patient needs for community resources and make appropriate referrals for service

  • Facilitate the patient's transition within and between health care settings in collaboration with the primary care physician and other treating physicians

  • Completely and accurately document in patient's electronic medical record

  • Provide patients and family members with counseling and education regarding health maintenance, disease prevention, condition trajectory and need for follow up as appropriate during each patient visit

  • Verify and document patient and/or family understanding of condition, plan of care and follow up recommendations

  • Actively participate in organizational quality initiatives

  • Participate in collaborative multidisciplinary team meetings to optimize clinical integration, efficiency, and effectiveness of care delivery

  • Maintain credentials essential for practice, to include licensure, certification (if applicable) and CEUs

  • Demonstrate a commitment to the mission, core values and goals of UnitedHealthcare and its healthcare delivery including the ability to integrate values of compassion, integrity, performance, innovation and relationships in the care provided to our members
    What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:

    • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays

    • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account

    • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage

    • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan

    • Education Reimbursement

    • Employee Discounts

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Employee Referral Bonus Program

    • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)

    • More information can be downloaded at: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits
      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:

      • Associates degree or higher in nursing

      • Reside in Maryland and have a current unrestricted RN License in the state of Maryland

      • 2+ years of experience in post-acute care, such as long-term care or hospice experience as an RN

      • 2+ years of experience in assessing the medical needs of patients with complex behavioral, social and/or functional needs as a RN

      • Ability to travel up to 100% of the time for field-based work, valid driver's license

      • 6-months of experience strong computer skills, including use of Electronic Medical Records

      • 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:

        • Baccalaureate degree - BSN

        • Familiarity with the long-term care business environment

        • Experience working with the geriatric population
          Soft Skills:



          • Effective time management and communication skills

          • Ability to work with diverse care teams in a variety of settings including non-clinical setting
            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)
            **PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for 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: Montgomery County, MD, Maryland, field travel, RN, Registered Nurse, UHG, health care, #RPO, #red, #ISNP, hiring immediately

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