United Healthcare Careers – Field Based Community Health Worker

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Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

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

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
  • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
  • Community Health Worker (CHW) Accreditation
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • 3+ years of experience working within the Community Health setting in a field based healthcare role
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Social Work or related subject
  • 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
  • Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and/or patient sites within a designated area
  • 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 Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook
  • Experience working in Managed Care
  • LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Licensure or CNA / HHA
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 8:00am – 5:00pm CST. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime
  • Knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare population

Job Details:

Company:  UnitedHealthcare

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St. Louis, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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