Remote LPN Transition Coordinator in Indiana

UnitedHealthcare

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Requisition Number: 2225640
Job Category: Medical & Clinical Operations
Primary Location: Indianapolis, IN
(Remote considered)

At UnitedHealthcare, we’re simplifying the health care experience, creating healthier communities and removing barriers to quality care. The work you do here impacts the lives of millions of people for the better. Come build the health care system of tomorrow, making it more responsive, affordable and equitable. Ready to make a difference? Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together. 

 

The transition coordinator identifies, coordinates or provides continuity of care and appropriate levels of care under the direct supervision of an RN for PathWays for Aging members. The transition coordinator is responsible for coordinating care management and utilization management information as members move into and out of the health plan.

 

If you are located in Indiana, you’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

 

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Serve as a liaison for post-transition concerns
  • Aid members who lose nursing facility level of care or are ready for discharge from a nursing facility to ensure a successful discharge or transfer to another residential setting
  • Work with the Member Advocate Coordinator and other member-focused departments
  • Outreach to and engage a member transitioning between programs to confirm continuity of care during and after the transition
  • Ensure continuity and coordination of care and member and provider communication through the initial transition, ongoing benefit plan, and MCE transfers
  • Complete or arrange for necessary assessments to identify the member’s physical health, behavioral health, community and social support needs
  • Collaborate with the member’s care team to develop a transition of care plan
  • Responsible for efficiently providing the receiving entity with information on any current service authorizations, utilization data and other applicable clinical information such as prevention and wellness programs(s), case management or care management notes when a member transitions to another source of coverage
  • Facilitate the honoring of existing authorization of services during the transition to confirm continuity of care

 

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: 

  • LPN or LVN with current unrestricted licensure in Indiana
  • 1+ years of related professional experience with a similar population as those in the PathWays for Aging program or older adults
  • Related professional experience as a care manager, service coordinator, transition coordinator, health specialist, social services coordinator or licensed behavioral health professional in the state of Indiana
  • Reside in Indiana

At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone–of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income–deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes — an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.