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Long Term Care - RN - Bronx, NY more...
Location:Bronx, NY
Company:OptumCare
First posted:May 04, 2017
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For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's 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)

As a LTCOptum Registered Nurse you will function as part of the primary care team, and report to the Clinical Services Manager (CSM).This role works in close collaboration with all of the interdisciplinary team members, and may support multiple providers. The Senior Case Manager is a flexible team member who works under the direction of the Advanced Practice Clinician (APC) and activities are delegated to the Senior Case Manager by the APC or the team Clinical Services Manager (CSM).

Standard Hours: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm, no nights weekends or holidays.
Bilingual Spanish Preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

Assist the provider / team with various care coordination activities in the nursing home
Assist the provider / team with benefit determination associated with Medicare part A, part B, and part D benefits
Responsible for collaborating with the primary APC and nursing facility to identify and respond to patient Change in Condition
May assist the provider by completing DSTs, re - assessing the patient, and other activities as delegated by the provider or the CSM
Assist the provider / team with therapy coordination for members including possible assessments or follow up on requests and communicate and collaborate with APC
May perform interval check in on patient progress with therapy department
May participate in facility based therapy discussion meetings
Schedule and participate in family conferences, team meetings, and team case presentations
May assist in the coordination of training, tracking and compliance with quality measures
May participate in the onboarding of new clinical staff under the direction of the CSM Manager which could include coordination of onboarding activities, and participation in other orientation activities
Participate in facility partnership or Customer Relationship Management (CRM) meetings under the direction of the APC / CSM
May assist in coordinating CRM meetings, and may participate in and contribute to the meetings
May assist the team in tracking LearnSource completion for the team members and CSM
Assist in creating and conduct in - services for selected audiences
Will document information and activities in the EMR
May assist Providers in assuring complete and accurate documentation and coding, medication reconciliation, nursing rounds, assessment and patient documentation.
Assist the team / providers in prioritizing advance Care Planning and initiating discussions
Collaborates with all key stakeholders; providers, nursing homes, PCPs, families, interdisciplinary care teams and any other identified stakeholders
Review the chart and enter HEDIS / Quality information into the EMR, communicate gaps to the Provider.
May write verbal orders from Provider in the chart in compliance with the state RN practice laws, and in compliance with individual nursing facility practices

Required Qualifications:

Current unrestricted Registered Nurse license in the state of practice
1 - 3 years of experience inpost - acute care, such as long term care
1 - 3 years experience working with the geriatric population
1 or more years of experience with using an Electronic Medical Record
Access to reliable transportation that will enable you to travel to client and / or patient sites within a designated area
Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors degree

Familiarity with Medicare part A, part B, and part D benefits

Familiarity with the long term care business environment

Basic Microsoft Office skills with the ability to navigate in a Window's environment

Previous experience conducting in - services

Bilingual English / Spanish
Careers with Optum. Here's the idea. We built an entire organization around one giant objective; make health care work better for everyone. So when it comes to how we use the worlds 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 lifes 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.

Job Keywords:Bronx,NY, New York, Skilled, Long Term Care, Rehab, RN, Spanish Speaking

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