Health & Social Services Clinical Coordinator – Field Based

United Healthcare

Houston, TX, USA

Full time

Aug 30

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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.

 

If you are located in Houston, TX, 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

 

Expect to spend about 50% of your time in the field visiting our members in their homes or in long-term care facilities. You’ll need to be flexible, adaptable and, above all, patient in all types of situations.

 

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: 

  • Registered Nurse (RN) and must have active license in the state of TX
  • 4+ years of Clinical experience
  • 1+ years of experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health or assisted living
  • Ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 4 – year Clinical degree
  • Experience with electronic charting 
  • Experience with arranging community resources 
  • Field – based work experience
  • Background in managing populations with complex medical or behavioral needs

 

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.

 

 

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: Health & Social Services Clinical Coordinator, Clinical, Long-term Care, Home Health, Hospice, Public Health, Assisted Living, Telecommute, Telecommuting, Telecommuter, Work From Home, Work At Home, Remote, WAH, Houston, TX, Texas

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