Remote Hybrid RN Case Management – Poughkeepsie, NY

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Requisition Number: 2191486
Job Category: Nursing
Primary Location: Poughkeepsie, NY
(Remote considered)

Opportunities with Optum in the Tri-State region (formerly CareMount Medical, ProHEALTH New York and Riverside Medical Group). Come make a difference in the lives of people who turn to us for care at one of our hundreds of locations across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Work with state-of-the-art technology and brilliant co-workers who share your passion for helping people feel their best. Join a dynamic health care organization and discover the meaning behind Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

CareMount Medical, P.C. is the largest independent multispecialty medical group in New York State, providing comprehensive medical care of the highest quality to over 640,000 patients in more than 45 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York City. Founded in 1946 as Mount Kisco Medical Group, CareMount has grown to over 600 physicians and advanced practice professionals representing more than 40 different medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class organizations including Massachusetts General Hospital, Mount Sinai Health System, and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. CareMount offers on-site laboratory and radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites, and operates eight urgent-care centers. Our physicians are frequently recognized as best doctors in respected publications and have been featured in lists including New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors,” Westchester and Hudson Valley Magazine’s “Top Doctors” as well as in Castle Connolly Medical’s “Top Doctors.” For additional information about CareMount Medical and its specialties, please visit: www.caremountmedical.com.

The group has always maintained a firm commitment to each of our patients…to provide high quality medical and surgical care in a warm, friendly setting, and in a caring manner. Each and every member of our professional and support staff is dedicated to this ideal – physicians, nurses, technicians and support personnel.

Managers to provide ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs.  The overall goal of the position is to enhance the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integrating and functions of case management, utilization review and management and discharge planning.  Has accountability for the care, coordination and discharge planning of all patients.

If you are located in Poughkeepsie, NY, you will have the flexibility to work remotely*, as well as work in the office as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:  

  • Orients and educates patients and their families by meeting them; explaining the role of the care management nurse; initiating the care plan; providing educational information in conjunction with direct care providers related to treatments, procedures, medications, and continuing care requirements
  • Develops interdisciplinary care plan and other care management tools by participating in meetings; coordinating information and care requirements with other care providers; resolving issues that could affect smooth care progression; fostering peer support; providing education to others regarding the case management process
  • Coordinate the integration of social services/case management functions into the patient care, discharge, and home planning processes with hospital departments, skilled nursing facilities, external service organizations (home healthcare), agencies and healthcare facilities

   

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:  

  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in Nursing
  • Current professional licensure in nursing or professional field of certification
  • 2+ years of utilization review/case management experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing
  • Appropriate certification in case management (e.g., Commission for Case management Certification (CCMC); Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN)
  • 1+ years of experience in discharge planning from a hospital

About OptumCare: 

At OptumCare, we’ve found that putting clinicians at the center of care is the best way to improve lives. Our physician-led organization is one of the most dynamic and progressive health care organizations in the world, serving over 17 million people through more than 45,000 aligned physicians and 9,000 advanced practice clinicians. You will find our team working in local clinics, surgery centers and urgent care centers, within care models focused on managing risk, higher quality outcomes and driving change through collaboration and innovation. Learn more at www.workatoptum.com.

Would you thrive with OptumCare?

  • Do you practice evidence-based medicine?
  • Are you seeking a practice focused on patient-centered quality care, not volume?
  • Are you a team player – comfortable delegating and empowering teams?
  • Are you constantly seeking better ways to do things?
    Do you want to be part of something better?

 *All employees working remotely will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy 

     

New York Residents Only: The hourly range for New York residents is $27.07 to $53.08 per hour. Pay is based on several factors including but not limited to education, work experience, certifications, etc. In addition to your salary, UnitedHealth Group offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). No matter where or when you begin a career with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll find a far-reaching choice of benefits and incentives.