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We have modest goals: Improve the lives of others. Change the landscape of health care forever. Leave the world a better place than we found it. Such aspirations tend to attract a certain type of person. Crazy talented. Compassionate. Driven. To these individuals, we offer the global reach, resources and can-do culture of a Fortune 5 company. We provide an environment where you’re empowered to be your best. We encourage you to take risks and in return, offer a world of rewards and benefits for performance. Exceeding your limits is an exceptional start to your life's best work.SM

 

Just like you, we are driven by a set of fundamental principles that are guiding our way forward. Our values of integrity, compassion, relationships, innovation, and performance serve as a foundation to transform health care. Are you in? Learn more about your future at UnitedHealth Group at careers.unitedhealthgroup.com

 

Job Category:

Medical and Clinical Operations

Country:

United States

Postal Code:

68501

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Community Health Worker - Lincoln, NE

UHG - Lincoln, Nebraska

Posted: 08/27/2018

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the Healthcare system of tomorrow and you can help. Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change.  We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance Healthcare system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant and built for speed.  Join with us and start doing your life’s best work.SM
This function is for UHC C&S Only (with the exception of the Community Health Worker role). Positions in this function address efforts focused on medical, behavioral, and social determinants of health factors that improve the well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ability to work within a health care delivery team environment.
  • Ability to work within a health care delivery team environment.
  • Moderate work experience within own function.
  • Ability to participate in plan of care development.
  • HEDIS gap closure.
  • Assist members in obtaining and understanding the Heritage Health contract benefits.
  • Meet face to face with members or telephonic outreach.
  • Ability to travel within work area. manage a case load of 100 high intensive member outreaches with low and medium risk members as needed.Some work is completed without established procedures.
  • Basic tasks are completed without review by others.
  • Supervision/guidance is required for higher level tasks.

Requirements:
  • High School Diploma / GED or higher
  • Ability to work within multiple software / program / platforms
  • Must live within the state of Nebraska
  • Ability to travel within designated work location
  • Knowledge of trauma informed care, motivational techniques and substance abuse disorders
  • 1+ year working with Medicaid population
Assets:
  • Strong behavioral health background
  • Excellent Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio experience including the ability to edit, create and save spreadsheets, documents, and presentations
  • Bilingual a plus
Soft Skills:
  • Excellent communication skills
Careers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.SM

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: Community, Health, Worker

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