Field Base Community Health Worker - Summit County, OH
Company: UnitedHealth Group
Posted on: January 15, 2022
$1500 Sign On Bonus For External Candidates
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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.
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 EST. 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 Summit county, OH.
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
Conduct assessments as needed, i.e. health risk assessment
Perform targeted activities to complete care plan interventions and
to support STAR gap closure
Proactively engage the member to manage their care
Partner and collaborate with internal care team, community partners
Consult with clinical team based on defined triggers
- Support identification of and access of Medicaid benefits to
support care needs
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.
- High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
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
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
Word and Excel, Outlook)
Ability to travel 50% of the time
Must reside or be in a commutable distance to Summit county.
Required to have a dedicated work area established that is
separated from other living areas and provides information
Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if
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.
UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state, and local
regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain
necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure
Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Social Work or related
LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse) Licensure or CNA / HHA
Community Health Worker (CHW) Accreditation
Experience working in Managed Care
Knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare population
UnitedHealth Group requires all new hires and employees to report
their COVID-19 vaccination status.
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**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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