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Care Coordinator - Remote in Grand Rapids, MI

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Kent City
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

If you are located within--commutable distance to our office location at 77 Monroe Center Street NW, Suite 600, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* (work from home) as you take on some tough challenges. Optum Home & Community Care, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, is creating something new in health care. We are uniting industry-leading solutions to build an integrated care model that holistically addresses an individual's physical, mental and social needs - helping patients access and navigate care anytime and anywhere.-- As a team member of our Landmark product, we help bring home-based medical care to complex, chronic patients. This life-changing work helps give older adults more days at home. We're connecting care to create a seamless health journey for patients across care settings. Join our team, it's your chance to improve the lives of millions while doing--your life's best work.---The--Care Coordinator role is a critical member of the Landmark --Interdisciplinary-- Team. This role reports to a Supervisor-- or-- the-- Director,-- Health-- Services. Responsibilities are to ensure a-- positive-- patient-- experience-- with Landmark, as well as to build good relationships with local provider groups to ensure that Landmark is a reliable and trusted partner in patient care.To perform--this job successfully, an individual must--be able to perform--each--essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the--knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Employees are required to have flexibility to work an 8-hour shift schedule during our normal business hours of--8:30am - 05:00pm EST. Our current office is located at 77 Monroe Center Street NW, Suite 600, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, United States. --Employees will be required to have flexibility to visit the office at least once per month for team meetings and/or training.*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Regular contact with provider groups to collect clinical data.
  • Support patients in scheduling home visits.
  • Ensure that Landmark has all documentation available regarding patient conditions.
  • Support Landmark providers and Nurse Care Managers with operational and clinical tasks.
  • Handle escalated patient issues, ensuring the appropriate resources are involved.
  • Follow triage protocol when needed.
  • Other duties may be assigned.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.Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma / GED (or higher)
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel (open, enter data, edit, save), Microsoft Word (opening, reading, saving files), intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Outlook (email, calendar, scheduling)
  • Experience with handling customer service issue resolution
  • Experience as a Medical Assistant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, or medical office assistant, or administrative role in a health care setting
  • --Ability to work our normal business hours of--8:30am to 5:00pm EST,--Monday - FridayPreferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree (or higher)
    • Experience with escalated customer service issue resolution.
    • Prior experience working with triage protocol
    • Typing speed of 40+ WPM--Telecommuting Requirements:
    • Reside within--commutable distance to our office location at 77 Monroe Center Street NW, Suite 600, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 including the ability to visit onsite at least once a month for meetings/trainings per business need
    • Required to have a dedicated work area established that is separated from other living areas and provides information privacy
    • Ability to keep all company sensitive documents secure (if applicable)Must live in a location that can receive a UnitedHealth Group approved high-speed internet connection or leverage an existing high-speed internet serviceSoft Skills:--
      • Critical thinking skills and flexibility are required for success in role
      • Ability to juggle competing priorities
      • Communication skills (verbal/written)Careers with Optum. Our objective is to make health care simpler and more effective for everyone. With our hands at work across all aspects of health, you can play a role in creating a healthier world, one insight, one connection and one person at a time. We bring together some of the greatest minds and ideas to take health care to its fullest potential, promoting health equity and accessibility. Work with diverse, engaged and high-performing teams to help solve important challenges.At UnitedHealth Group, our mission is to help people live healthier lives and make the health system work better for everyone. We believe everyone-of every race, gender, sexuality, age, location and income-deserves the opportunity to live their healthiest life. Today, however, there are still far too many barriers to good health which are disproportionately experienced by people of color, historically marginalized groups and those with lower incomes. We are committed to mitigating our impact on the environment and enabling and delivering equitable care that addresses health disparities and improves health outcomes - an enterprise priority reflected in our mission.--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.#RPO #YELLOW

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Grand Rapids , Care Coordinator - Remote in Grand Rapids, MI, Other , Kent City, Michigan

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