Field Nurse Case Manager RN - Kidney Resource Services - Telecommute in Greater Hudson Valley, NY
Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
Internal Number: 106343520
$3,500 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates!!
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 is improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation is not about another gadget; it is about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There is no room for error. If you are looking for a better place to use your passion and your desire to drive change, this is the place to be. It's an opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)
Work schedule: Daytime hours, option to work 4/10 hour or 5/8 hour days with expectations of some flexibility with a combination of day and consumer hours.
If you are located witihin greater Hudson Valley, NY you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interaction
Travel to complete in home visits or visit members in other locations
Travel to participate in care planning in facilities & provider offices
Use nursing assessment skills to identify medical, behavioral, social determinates of health gaps or barriers in treatment plan
Provide condition education, conduct medication reviews, assist with advance planning and connect to community resources
Demonstrate ability to establish trusting relationships with members & caregivers and identify innovative strategies to improve and maintain engagement
Participate in interactions with program Medical Directors, treating providers and community resources
Complete in- patient & post-discharge visits to ensure that discharged members receive the necessary services and resources to focus on reducing readmissions
Documenting and track findings; strong computer and software navigation skills are critical
Complete and maintain field based safety trainings
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.
Current, unrestricted RN license in the state of New York
Multiple state licensures (in addition to Compact License if applicable) or ability to obtain multiple state nursing licenses required
3+ years of RN experience
Renal, Chronic Kidney Disease or Dialysis Care experience as a main focus of your job
Computer proficiency, to include strong data entry, utilizing MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and the ability to type and talk at the same time while navigating a Windows environment
Ability to navigate successfully in a metrics driven workplace while remaining focused on delivering excellence
Must reside in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high speed internet connection or can leverage existing high-speed internet service (Broadband Cable, DSL or Fiber)
Access to a dedicated work space from home
Access to reliable transportation and the ability to accommodate daily field-based travel within the service delivery area (Greater Hudson Valley, NY area) up to 75% of the time
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement 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
BSN or higher level of education
Certified Case Manager (CCM)
Diabetic Educator experience
Field-based experience going into homes, facilities, etc.
Telephonic case management experience
Experience with discharge planning
Experience in utilization review, concurrent review and/or risk management
Experience working within a managed care environment
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
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**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
*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.