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Field Based Community Health Worker - Green Bay, WI - $1500 Sign on Bonus

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Green Bay
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

$1500 -Sign On Bonus For External CandidatesWelcome to one of the toughest and most fulfilling ways to help people, including yourself. We offer the latest tools, most intensive training program in the industry and nearly limitless opportunities for advancement. Join us and start doing -your life's best work.(sm)As a -Field Based -Community Health Worker (CHW), you will act in a liaison role with Medicaid members to ensure appropriate care is accessed as well as to provide home and social assessments and member education. -CHW's work in a team-based structure and spend the majority of their time in the community engaging directly with members. -Interesting in learning to work with medically complex patients who may be experiencing significant addiction and/or behavioral health conditions is important for this role.This position is full-time (40 hours/week) Monday - Friday. Employees are required to have flexibility to work any of our 8-hour shift schedules during our normal business hours of 8:00am - 5:00pm. It may be necessary, given the business need, to work occasional overtime. This position is a field-based position with a home-based office. You will work from home when not in the field. - -This is for Milwaukee County, WI.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create a positive experience and relationship with the member
  • Help member set goals and develop a care plan to achieve those goals
  • Proactively engage the member to manage their own health and healthcare
  • Support the member to improve their wellbeing by staying out of the hospital, and attend regular visits to their primary physician
  • As needed, help the member engage with mental health and substance use treatment
  • Support the member to ensure pick-up of their prescriptions
  • Provide member education on community resources and benefits
  • Conduct post discharge activities from hospital facility and support connection to social services
  • Support member to engage in work or volunteer activities, if desired, and develop stronger social supports through deeper connections with friends, family, and their community
  • Partner with care team (community, providers, internal staff)
  • Knowledge and continued learning of community cultures and values
  • May conduct Health Risk Assessments (HRA) if neededYou'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)
    • Knowledge of culture and values of community
    • Familiarity with the resources available in the community
    • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
    • Must have resided within the local community for 2+ years
    • Must reside in Milwaukee County, WI
    • Must be available to work Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
    • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)
    • Ability to travel locally, up to 60 miles round trip and up to 80% of the time
    • Must 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 requirement 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 compliancePreferred Qualifications:
      • Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a health-related field
      • Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Certified Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide, Certified Medical Assistant
      • CHW Accreditation
      • Field based experience
      • Previous care management experience
      • Experience working in Managed Care
      • Knowledge and/or experience with behavioral health or substance use disorders
      • Knowledge or experience working with Medicaid and/or Medicare populationTo 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 employmentMilitary & Veterans find your next mission: We know your background and experience is different and we like that. UnitedHealth Group values the skills, experience and dedication that serving in the military demands. In fact, many of the values defined in the service mirror what the UnitedHealth Group culture holds true: Integrity, Compassion, Relationships, Innovation and Performance. Whether you are looking to transition from active duty to a civilian career, or are an experienced veteran or spouse, we want to help guide your career journey. Learn more at -Learn how Teresa, a Senior Quality Analyst, -works with -military veterans and ensures they receive the best benefits and experience possible. -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**PLEASE NOTE** The sign on bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare or 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.

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