Remote RN Telehealth, WA

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Requisition Number: 2204400
Job Category: Nursing
Primary Location: Everett, WA
(Remote considered)

$7,500 Sign-on Bonus for External Candidates

 

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here’s your opportunity. We’re going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us to starCaring. Connecting. Growing together. 

 

Under general supervision, the Staff RN/Consulting Nurse is responsible for providing telephone triage assessment to Primary Care patients by using state of the art telecommunications, information technology and approved protocols; to clients ensuring the efficient use of medical and nursing, facilities and equipment and to provide excellent customer service.

 

You’ll enjoy the flexibility to work remotely * from anywhere within the U.S. as you take on some tough challenges.

  

Primary Responsibilities: 

  • Utilizes clinical expertise and approved protocols to provide health advice to consumers with clinical questions and makes referrals for health services as appropriate via telephone
  • Able to document calls in applicable system in a timely manner and exhibits a willingness to master new work routines and methods
  • Documents all inquiries according to department standards for legal/statistical purposes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to problem solve issues independently as well as work with teams collaboratively situations require assessment, decision-making within the framework of established protocols, excellent listening and communication skills, knowledge of computers, critical thinking skills and the nursing process
  • Speaks with a pleasant, professional phone voice and provides superior customer service to internal and external customers
  • Ensures performance standards are met and accepts constructive feedback

 

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: 

  • RN license
  • 3+ years of experience in a clinical setting (Med/Surg, critical care, ER, etc.), disease management, home health, discharge planning, utilization review, patient education and telephonic nursing

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • American Academy of Ambulatory Care Nursing (AAACN) certification
  • 1+ years of call center nursing experience  
  • Case management experience

 

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

 

California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington Residents Only: The hourly range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, or Washington residents is $28.03 to $54.95 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.

 

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.