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Field Based RN Case Manager, Long Term Care - CT

UHG - Middletown-Connecticut, Connecticut

Posted: 12/12/2018

The more health care changes, the more certain values count. Like quality, patient-centric care, compassion and a dedication to going the extra mile. As a Field-Based RN Case Manager, you'll wear many hats and work in a variety of environments. But wherever you happen to find yourself, you’ll gain a profound sense of satisfaction knowing you’re helping to create a more efficient and effective health care system for everyone.


***Field-based RN Case Managers must be able to accommodate up to 75% daily field-based travel within Hartford, Middlesex, New Haven and Litchfield Counties CT ***


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage targeted population daily census
  • Identifying those patients appropriate for face to face contact
  • Meeting with patients, caregivers and families while inpatient to establish relationship and engage in transitional case management process
  • Provide bedside RN Assessments
  • Assess adequacy of discharge plan and risk associated with compliance
  • Complete assessments, address any identified barriers to compliance across the continuum
  • Develop care plan and interventions with patient and family input
  • Proactive post discharge follow-up; telephonically or in home as appropriate
  • Coordination of post discharge care with primary care physician
  • Interact in a collegial and collaborative fashion with hospital clinical staff to include: RNs, Social Workers, UR / UM, physicians, and non-clinical support staff
  • Communicate regularly with patients and families, with hospital team, and document regularly in required systems for outcome reporting
  • Promote cost effective health care with aligned health system networks

Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted RN license
  • 3+ years of clinical experience as a Registered Nurse in a hospital setting, acute care or direct care experience
  • Intermediate level of experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, IPhone and IPhone Apps with the ability to type and navigate a Windows environment
  • Reliable transportation and the ability to accommodate daily field-based travel up to 75% of the time within the service delivery area
Preferred Qualifications:
  • BSN
  • Previous experience working in a Managed Care Organization (MCO)
  • Case Management, utilization review or other related experience
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM) 
  • Experience with discharge planning
  • Experience working in a field-based role (i.e. home health)  
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UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Field, Case Manager, Case Management, disease management, Medicare, Medicaid, high risk, nurse, RN, BSN, CCM, home health, Hartford, CT, Connecticut

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