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This Health Engagement Nurse role is a field-based position with Washington University in St. Louis, MO and is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to work with the University’s employee and dependent population to promote engagement in clinical, behavioral health and disease management programs and help improve the member's healthcare experience through better healthcare decisions.
The ideal candidate will have experience providing health education and condition management guidance on an individual and group level. The nurse liaison will help empower members to make better healthcare decisions and connect them with the appropriate resources. Candidate will utilize analytic data to improve employee engagement, affordability and decision making to help deliver high impact results. This position focuses on health education, behavior modification, health care consumerism with UnitedHealthcare and Optum Health services, as well as, support engagement in the Washington University wellness program and the WUCare Network of providers.
Candidates must be located within the St. Louis Metropolitan area.
This position is 50% onsite with the client and requires travel locally to multiple University locations.
This position is a 40 hr work week Monday – Friday; however, schedule flexibility is required (arrival/departure times).
Educate members on health education topics and condition management for blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, and other conditions in a formal and informal setting
Share medical plan programs and resources with members to help them better manage their health
Refer members to available clinical programs
Referral of members to WUCare (Washington University network of providers) for their medical care needs
Create, manage and implement health, well-being and condition management programs based on population needs
Monitor and analyze customer specific health analytic data to develop targeted data driven strategic plans and programs
May perform clinical assessments, non-invasive biometric screenings and associated health education and counseling with members
Clinical interface with facilities and providers for resolution of issues concerning members, benefit interpretation, program definition and clarification
Extensive knowledge of and application of the social determinants of health to make community resource referrals
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.
Registered Nurse with active and unrestricted license for state of MO
5+ years of clinical experience in a hospital, acute care, direct care, or care management
Comfortable with individual and group presentations for small and large audiences and have solid presentation skills with proven experience delivering group presentations and individual coaching
Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel including the ability to navigate a Windows environment
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
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing
5+ years of experience in managed care with significant program management experience or case management experience and / or Case Management Certification (CCM)
Experience providing mental / behavioral health education and providing information, resources and referrals to groups and individuals
Previous wellness/disease management coaching and program development experience
Experience in triaging participants to mental health programs offered through benefit plan or community programs
Extensive knowledge of, and application of, the social determinants of health
Diabetes education experience
Community outreach experience
Possess familiarity in data analysis (utilization/program outcomes) and reporting
Possess excellent verbal communication skills
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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