Community Transitions Staff RN - Telecommute in Compact RN State

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As a Community Transitions Staff Nurse, you will have the flexibility to work from home* from a Compact RN state as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Completes post discharge assessments evaluating members for clinical and social needs timely and effectively
  • Follows model of care requirements as outlined in policies, procedures and job aids
  • Educates members on disease process and medications to include completion of the Medication Reconciliation - Post Discharge
  • Evaluates members for ongoing needs and completes referrals to longitudinal programs as appropriate
  • Manages, communicates and updates plan of care with members
  • Collaborates with other programs and departments as necessary
  • Collaborates with Primary Care Physicians regarding medication concerns, questions or other member needs

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 a compact state of residence
  • Compact RN State licensure
  • 2+ years case management, managed care or home health experience
  • Basic level of experience with Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
  • Internet access
  • Must have a designated workspace and access to install secure high speed internet via cable in home
  • Live in the Central Time Zone

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Experience working in a call center environment
  • Experience in discharge planning, utilization review, concurrent review and / or risk management
  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking abilities

Work Schedules:
  • Nonexempt schedules
  • Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00pm with opportunities for overtime
  • May require weekend work

UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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*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.

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