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Telephonic Triage and Assessment RN - New Jersey Telecommute

Posted on Nov 11, 2018 by UnitedHealth Group

Jersey City, NJ 07097
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
We're making a strong connection between exceptional patient care and outstanding career opportunities. The result is a culture of performance that's driving the health care industry forward. As a Telephone Triage and Assessment RN with UnitedHealth Group, you'll support a diverse member population with education, advocacy and connections to the resources they need to feel better and get well. Instead of seeing a handful of patients each day, your work may affect millions for years to come. Ready for a new path? Apply today!

For those who want to invent the future of health care, here is your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm)

If you are located in New Jersey , you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.

Work at Home!
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Working with the complex care needs
  • Conducting telephonic triage and assessments
  • making referrals to case management
  • Identifying gaps or barriers in treatment plans
  • Providing patient education to assist with self management
  • Work closely with Case Managers
  • Coordinating care for members
  • Making referrals to outside sources
  • Educating members on disease processes
  • Encouraging members to make healthy lifestyle changes
  • Documenting and tracking findings

Required Qualifications:
  • Current, unrestricted RN license in the State of New Jersey
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday 10am-7pm
  • 3+ years experience in a hospital setting, acute care, direct care experience as an RN
  • and / or experience as a telephonic Triage and assessment RN for an insurance company
  • Basic level of experience with Microsoft Word, with the ability to navigate a Windows environment
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A background in managed care
  • Case Management experience
  • Bilingual (fluent in English and Spanish)
  • Ability to work on an auto-dialer call system
  • Experience working with chronic illness and complex care needs population
  • Experience in utilization review, concurrent review and / or risk management
  • Medicaid Experience
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make the health system work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the world's large accumulation of health-related information, or guide health and lifestyle choices or manage pharmacy benefits for millions, our first goal is to leap beyond the status quo and uncover new ways to serve. Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, brings together some of the greatest minds and most advanced ideas on where health care has to go in order to reach its fullest potential. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. Optum, incredible ideas in one incredible company 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.
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