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Senior Community Care - Care Navigator - Tom's River, NJ

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Toms River
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

$1,500 Sign On Bonus For External CandidatesWelcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing your life's best work.SMThe Senior Community Care - Care Navigator is a trained healthcare resource that partners with and supports Optum Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs). The Care Navigator assists in care coordination activities, administrative tasks and support for members residing in skilled nursing facilities and/or assisted living centers. - The role includes strong technical skills, communication and collaboration with the clinical team, facility staff and members and their families.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Supporting APC(s) with overall coordination of member care, at the direction of the APC
  • Functioning as part of a collaborative team
  • Data entry and member chart management for:
    • New members
    • Post hospital visits
    • Pre-visit updates
    • Health maintenance updates
    • Stars
    • Lab results
    • Medication entry
    • Obtaining medical records following hospitalizations and physician appointments
    • Obtaining consult notes, hospital discharge summaries, lab results
    • Obtaining updates on members receiving Part A & B therapy
    • Uploading lab results, medication changes, new member information into the EMR
    • Assisting with scheduling of member appointments and transportation
    • Arranging facility and member education
    • Building facility relationships
    • Supporting virtual family communication and/or virtual clinical visits for APC by holding and operating an iPad during the visits
    • Tasks for Skilled Nursing Facility member may include:
      • Tracking skilled days and assisting with completion of DSTs
      • Other tasks within scope, as assigned by the APC
        • Tasks for Assisted Living Facility members may include:
          • Assisting members to utilize benefits
          • Transitions to SNF (calling for SNF Bed, gathering medical records & sending to SNF, sending orders, arranging transportation)
          • Coordinating Home Health and DME
          • Other tasks within scope, as assigned by the APC 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:
            • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
            • 3+ years Clinical or Medical Record Experience.
            • Strong knowledge of medical terminology and working within E.H.R. platforms.
            • Ability to travel 100% of the time between -nursing homes and/or assisted living communities
            • Must be able to travel between these locations -Tom's River, Little Egg Harbor TWP, Sewell, Manchester
            • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
            • Flexible business/early evening hours, 8hr workday with 1 hour lunch, hours may vary between 8am-7pm
            • Experience in Microsoft Word (edit, create & save documents), Microsoft Excel (adding, sorting & filtering data) and Microsoft Office (email, folders, attachments and calendaring)
            • Experience and proficiency with EMRs
            • Understanding or experience with medical team collaboration
            • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance. -Preferred Qualifications:
              • Certified Nursing Assistant certification or Certified Medical Assistant certification -
              • Experience with CMS compliance -Soft Skills:
                • Strong communication skills -
                • Experience working in cross functional, inter and multi-disciplinary teams
                • Excellent administrative and organizational skills required:
                  • Ability to multitask and prioritize multiple deliverables UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report their COVID-19 vaccination status.Military & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, -works with -military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. -Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system 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 a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or 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.Keywords: #RPO, #RED

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