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UnitedHealth Group

Field Base Community Health Worker

Healthcare

Home Health

Yearly

No

Youngstown, Ohio, United States

$1,500 Sign on Bonus for External Candidates

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 Community Health Worker will be part of a care coordination team who will manage complex members in the community. The CHW will support the clinical team in implementation of member care plans and will assist with location of members in the community.

Working Schedule: Schedule is Monday through Friday standard business work hours between 8am to 5pm Eastern Standard Time. No nights, weekends, or holidays.

Location: Mahoning, Trumbull, and Columbiana County, OH

Local travel up to 50% and mileage is reimbursed at current government rate.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Partner with clinical care coordination team to manage complex members in the community
  • Seek and find members in the community who have been labeled unable to reach
  • Conduct assessments as needed, i.e. health risk assessment
  • Perform targeted activities to complete care plan interventions and to support HEDIS Measurement Goal
  • Proactively engage the member to manage their care
  • Partner and collaborate with internal care team, community partners and providers
  • Consult with clinical team based on defined triggers
  • Support identification of and access of Medicaid benefits to support care needs

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: http://uhg.hr/uhgbenefits

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 6+ years of equivalent community outreach work experience
  • 3+ years of experience working within the Community Health setting in a field-based healthcare role
  • 2+ years of experience working within the local community, with demonstrated knowledge of culture and values within the community and familiarity with the resources available within the community
  • Intermediate Proficiency in Word, Excel, and Outlook. Proficient ability to navigate a windows environment and utilize Microsoft Office in a professional setting including the ability to create, edit, send, save documents, spreadsheets and correspondence using Word and Excel, Outlook)
  • Ability to travel locally up to 50% of the time that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
  • Reliable transportation, with a current and non-restricted state of Ohio Driver’s License and State-required insurance
  • Access to a designated quiet workspace in your home (separated from non-workspace areas) with the ability to secure Protected Health Information (PHI)
  • Reside in Trumbull, Columbiana, or Mahoning County
  • Live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet service
  • 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Social Work or related subject
  • 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 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.

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