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Support Coordinator - $5,000 Sign On Bonus -Telecommute in Memphis or Jackson, TN

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Jackson
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

If you want to achieve more in your mission of health care, you have to be really smart about the business of health care. Challenge yourself, your peers and our industry by shaping what health care looks like and doing -your life's best work.(sm)ECF CHOICES Program offers person-centered care planning, support coordination, and support services for individuals receiving - Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS).The -Support Coordinator -is responsible for identifying, developing, and supporting opportunities for a member's community involvement, including achieving and maintaining competitive, integrated employment consistent with the member's individual strengths, preferences, and conditions for success. -If you are located in the Memphis or Jackson, -Tennessee area, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.Please note: - This is a work from home position, but requires travel in the local area. - -Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maximizing member strengths, resources and opportunities available in the member's community and natural supports available to the member in coordination with ECF services and supports to enable the member to achieve his / her desired lifestyle and goals for community involvement, employment and independent living, and wellness
  • Assessing a member's physical, behavioral, functional and psychosocial needs
  • Identifying the physical health, behavioral health and long-term services and other support services and assistance (e.g., vocational rehabilitation, housing or income assistance) that are necessary to enable the member to achieve his/her desired lifestyle, goals for community involvement, employment and independent living, and wellness and to address identified needs
  • Ensuring timely access to and provision, coordination and monitoring of physical health, behavioral health and long-term services and supports necessary to facilitate the member's community involvement, including achieving and maintaining competitive, integrated employment, consistent with the member's individual strengths, preferences and conditions for success and necessary to maintain or improve his or her physical or behavioral health status and functional abilities, to maximize independence, to ensure the member's rights and choices, health, safety and welfare, and as applicable, to delay or prevent the need for more restrictive and more expensive institutional placement
  • Facilitating access to other support services and assistance the member needs to achieve his / her desired lifestyle, goals for community involvement, employment and independent living and wellness and to address identified needs
  • Performs other related functions as assignedYou'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:
    • Bachelor's degree in social work, nursing, education, rehabilitation counseling, or other human service (e.g. psychology, sociology) or health care profession or other related field as approved by TENNCARE; OR
      • Be an RN or LPN, with a preference that such individuals also have current Certification from the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association as a Certified Developmental Disabilities Nurse (CDDN) for RNs or a Developmental Disabilities Nurse (DDC) for LPNs OR - -
      • 5+ -years of -experience as an independent Support Coordinator or case manager for service recipients in a 1915(c) HCBS Waiver and have completed Personal Outcome Measures Introduction and Assessment Workshop trainings as established by the Council on Quality and Leadership (Copy of certification required)
      • 2+ years of experience working with MS Word, Excel and Outlook
      • 1+ years of experience in case management - managing populations with ID and/or DD, complex medical and behavioral health challenges.
      • Experience in long-term care, home health, hospice, public health, ICF/IDD, Special education, or advocacy role
      • The ability to travel in assigned region to visit Medicaid members in their homes and/or other settings, Including community centers, hospitals or providers' offices
      • Reside in the state of Tennessee and Travel To Members Homes up to 75% of the time
      • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliancePreferred Qualifications:
        • Registered Nurse, social worker or other degree professional recognized as a QIDP / QDDP
        • Experience with electronic chartingTo protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination 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 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)*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 a 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.Job Keywords: - -IDD, case manager, case management, support coordinator, care coordination, care coordinator, public health, hospice, home health, long-term care, QIDP, QDDP, HCBS Waiver, telecommute, bachelors, masters, Community-Based Services, HCBS, ECF choices, RN, LBSW, LCSW, LMSW. LAPSW, LPN, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, Long term Services, Medicaid, - Community, social work, nursing, education, rehabilitation counseling, human services, psychology, sociology,Telecommute, Telecommuter, Telecommuting, Work at Home, Work from Home, Remote, -Nashville, TN Tennessee, Middle Tennessee

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