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Field Base Community Health Worker

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

$1,500 -SIGN ON BONUS FOR EXTERNAL APPLICANTS

UnitedHealthcare is a company that's on the rise. We're expanding in multiple directions, across borders and, most of all, in the way we think. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about transforming the health care industry. Ready to make a difference? Make yourself at home with us and start doing -your life's best work.(sm) -

The Field Base Community Health Worker is responsible for assessment, planning and implementing care strategies that are individualized by patient and directed toward the most appropriate, least restrictive level of care. They also Identify and initiate referrals for social service programs; including financial, psychosocial, community and state supportive services, and manage the care plan throughout the continuum of care as a single point of contact for the member. As a -Field Base Community Health Worker (CHW), you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid -members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education. The coordinator also addresses social determinant of health such as transportation, housing, and food access.

Working Schedule: -Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am to 5pm. No nights, weekends, or holidays.

Location: -Dayton and surrounding cities in Ohio

Local travel up to 75% and mileage is reimbursed at current government rate.

This position is a field-based position with a home-based office. You will work from home when not in the field.

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Engage members either face to face or telephonically to assist with closing gaps in care, linking to necessary services and providing education about their health
  • Review available member services records and relevant documentation (e.g. utilization history, functional level, stratification information)
  • Conduct member health assessments that include bio-psychosocial, functional, and behavioral health needs
  • Utilize interviewing techniques and active listening to collect and retain member information and incorporating responses as they are presented to complete assessment
  • Identify member service needs related to health concerns
  • Identify urgent member situations and escalate to next level when necessary
  • Engage member to participate in the assessment process and collaboratively develop Health Action Plan based on their individual needs, preferences, and objective with nursing oversight
  • Work with members to develop healthcare goals and identify potential barriers to achieving healthcare goals
  • Identify member support systems available and incorporate into their Health Action Plan
  • Review plan benefits and identify appropriate programs and services based on health needs and benefits
  • Integrate health care and service needs into a plan or recommendation for member care and service
  • Work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care team to ensure an integrated team approach
  • Collaborate with member to create solutions to overcome barriers to achieving healthcare goals
  • Identify relevant community resources available based on member needs
  • Refer members to appropriate programs and services
  • Facilitate member choice of preferred providers
  • Advocate for individuals and communities within the health and social service systems


    What are the reasons to consider working for UnitedHealth Group? - Put it all together - competitive base pay, a full and comprehensive benefit program, performance rewards, and a management team who demonstrates their commitment to your success. Some of our offerings include:


    • Paid Time Off which you start to accrue with your first pay period plus 8 Paid Holidays
    • Medical Plan options along with participation in a Health Spending Account or a Health Saving account
    • Dental, Vision, Life& AD&D Insurance along with Short-term disability and Long-Term Disability coverage
    • 401(k) Savings Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    • Education Reimbursement
    • Employee Discounts
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Employee Referral Bonus Program
    • Voluntary Benefits (pet insurance, legal insurance, LTC Insurance, etc.)
    • More information can be downloaded at: -


      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:


      • High School Diploma/GED (or higher) OR -4+ years of equivalent community outreach work experience
      • 1+ year of field-based experience
      • 1+ -year of experience with -knowledge of the resources available, culture, and values in the community
      • Intermediate level of computer proficiency (including Microsoft Outlook, Teams) and ability -to use multiple web applications
      • Access to a designated quiet workspace in your home (separated from non-workspace areas) with the ability to secure Protected Health Information (PHI)
      • Must reside within a commutable distance to Dayton, Ohio and the surrounding communities
      • Valid driver's license and current automobile insurance with -access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
      • Ability to travel locally, up to 100 miles round trip and up to 75% of the time
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation


        Preferred Qualifications:


        • Experience/position in a Community Health Related field
        • Experience/position with Community outreach
        • Experience/position in healthcare
        • Associate degree (or higher) in a health-related field
        • LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Licensure or CNA / HHA
        • Community Health Worker (CHW) Accreditation
        • Experience working in Managed Care
        • Knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare population


          To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles and locations require full COVID-19 vaccination, -including boosters, as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment. -

          Careers with UnitedHealthcare. -Let's talk about opportunity. Start with a Fortune 6 organization that's serving more than 85 million people already and building the industry's singular reputation for bold ideas and impeccable execution. Now, add your energy, your passion for excellence, your near-obsession with driving change for the better. Get the picture? UnitedHealthcare is serving employers and individuals, states and communities, military families and veterans where ever they're found across the globe. We bring them the resources of an industry leader and a commitment to improve their lives that's second to none. This is no small opportunity. It's where you can do -your life's best work.(sm)

          *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. -



          **PLEASE NOTE** The sign-on bonus is only available to external candidates. - Candidates who are currently working for UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or a related entity in a full time, part time or per diem basis ("Internal Candidates") are not eligible to receive a sign on bonus. - -





          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. -





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