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Healthcare Services Coordinator - Johnson County, KS, Wyandotte County, KS or Leavenworth County, KS more...
Location:Kansas City, KS
Company:Optum Operations
First posted:June 06, 2017

Position Description:Energize your career with one of Healthcares fastest growing companies.You dream of a great career with a great company where you can make an impact and help people. We dream of giving you the opportunity to do just this. And with the incredible growth of our business, its a dream that definitely can come true. Already one of the worlds leading Healthcare companies,UnitedHealth Groupis restlessly pursuing new ways to operate our service centers, improve our service levels and help people lead healthier lives. We live for the opportunity to make a difference and right now, we are living it up.This opportunity is with one of our most exciting business areas:Optuma growing part of our family of companies that makeUnitedHealth Groupa Fortune 17 leader.Optumhelps nearly 60 million Americans live their lives to the fullest by educating them about their symptoms, conditions and treatments; helping them to navigate the system, finance their healthcare needs and stay on track with their health goals. No other business touches so many lives in such a positive way. And we do it all with every action focused on our shared values of Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation & Performance.Together, we're removing the barriers that keep people from receiving the kind of quality healthcare that makes a difference. We focus on Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance as we empower people to achieve better health and well-being.Primary Responsibilities:Create a positive experience and relationship with the memberKeep the member out of the hospital by supporting regular visits to their primary physicianKeep member actively engaged with their primary physicianSupport the member to ensure pick-up of their RxProactively engage the member to manage their careProvide member educationSupport transitions of careHelp to keep members compliant with their care plansPartner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and valuesMay conduct HRA assessments if needed

Required Qualifications:High School Diploma / GEDMust live in Johnson County, KS or Wyandotte County, KS or Leavenworth County, KS.Ability to travel up to 40% of the time for field based work (radius includes 30 miles from the staff members home zip code)Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated areaMust have resided within the community for 2+ yearsKnowledge of culture and values of communityFamiliarity with the resources available in the communityField based experienceSchedule is Mon - Fri 8:00am to 5:00pm with flexibility to adjust schedule based on member's needsPreferred Qualification:Bachelors Degree (or higher) in social work and / or health care administrationLicensed practical nurse (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistant / Home Health Aide, Medical AssistantBilingual fluency in Spanish and EnglishCHW accreditationExperience working in managed careKnowledge of Medicaid populationCareers 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.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: UHG, Community, Medicaid, Health Worker

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