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LVN Case Manager - Corpus Christi, TX at UnitedHealth Group

LVN Case Manager - Corpus Christi, TX

UnitedHealth Group Work From Home Full Time

There's an energy and excitement here, a shared mission to improve the lives of others as well as our own. Nursing here isn't for everybody. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The LVN Clinic Case Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with stable chronic health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. Assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. Interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. Works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a LVN/LPN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

***Not Telecommute***

$1,000 Sign-On Bonus for External Candidates!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients with chronic disease diagnoses
  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with stable chronic care conditions by:
    • performing focused assessment of chronic care conditions
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • conducting Motivational Interviewing and Self-Management Goal setting
    • providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
    • creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
  • Supports transition of the patient with stable chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:
    • performing focused assessment of transitional needs
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • reviewing contingency plan
    • providing patient education using standardized, approved educational materials
    • assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, transportation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
  • Notifies providers and/or supervising RN of changes to patient’s health condition
  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence-based practices
  • May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

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:

  • Licensed Vocational Nurse with an active and unrestricted license to practice in the state of Texas
  • Current BLS certification or ability to obtain within 30 days of employment
  • 2+ years of experience in a physician’s office, clinical or hospital setting
  • Knowledge of chronic diseases, especially COPD/asthma, diabetes, CHF and IHD
  • Ability to interact productively with individuals and with multidisciplinary teams
  • Proficient computer skills to work efficiently with electronic medical records

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience related to patient education and/or motivational interviewing skills and self- management goal setting
  • IV Certification
  • Fluent verbal skills in Spanish
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors., WellMed is a network of doctors, specialists and other medical professionals that specialize in providing care for 550,000+ older adults with over 16,000 doctors’ offices in Texas and Florida through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

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

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.

Job Keywords: LVN, Licensed Vocational Nurse, LPN, Home Health, Case Manager LVN, Corpus Christi, TX, Texas

 

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