Remote Transplant Nurse Case Manager RN

Optum

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Requisition Number: 2206663
Job Category: Nursing
Primary Location: Downers Grove, IL
(Remote considered)

Optum is a global organization that delivers care, aided by technology to help millions of people live healthier lives. The work you do with our team will directly improve health outcomes by connecting people with the care, pharmacy benefits, data and resources they need to feel their best. Here, you will find a culture guided by diversity and inclusion, talented peers, comprehensive benefits and career development opportunities. Come make an impact on the communities we serve as you help us advance health equity on a global scale. Join us to start Caring. Connecting. Growing together.

 

We’re making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance that’s driving the health care industry forward. As a Telephone Transplant Case Manager RN with UnitedHealth Group, you’ll support a diverse member population with education, advocacy and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Apply today!

 

Shift: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 5pm EST hours

 

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

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make outbound calls to assess members’ current health status
  • Identify gaps or barriers in treatment plans
  • Provide patient education to assist with self-management
  • Make referrals to outside sources
  • Provide a complete continuum of quality care through close communication with members via in-person or on-phone interaction
  • Support members with condition education, medication reviews and connections to resources such as Home Health Aides or Meals on Wheels

 

This is high volume, customer service environment. You’ll need to be efficient, productive and thorough dealing with our members over the phone. Strong computer and software navigation skills are critical. You should also be strongly patient-focused and adaptable to changes.

 

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:

  • Current, unrestricted RN license
  • Ability to obtain Nurse license in other states as needed
  • 3+ years of experience in a hospital, acute care or direct care setting
  • 1+ years of transplant experience with solid organ or bone marrow as a Nurse
  • Ability to type and have the ability to navigate a Windows based environment
  • Access to high speed internet from home (Broadband Cable, DSL or Fiber)
  • Dedicated workspace from home

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BSN
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • 3+ years of experience as a Transplant Coordinator
  • Case management experience
  • Experience or exposure to discharge planning
  • Experience in utilization review, concurrent review or risk management
  • Experience in a telephonic role
  • Background in managed care

 

*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 salary range for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island or Washington residents is $58,300 to $114,300 annually. 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.