Job Responsibilities : Care Coordinator – LPN
Salary : $40000 per year
Company : Optum
Location : Remote US
Educational requirements : Graduate
Optum Care Network is now offering qualified candidates an opportunity to join our team as a Care Coordinator – LPN. Our company values innovative problem solvers, promotes personal and professional growth and provides a supportive working environment that affords all its employees a healthy work/life balance.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Assists members through the healthcare system by acting as a member advocate and navigator
Coordinates continuity of member care with members and families following hospital admission, discharge and emergency department visits
Perform medical and social data gathering with members to drive care goals, referrals and follow up
Documents all member care activities appropriately in the care management system
Facilitates member education using materials approved by the Clinical Director
Focuses on member care transitions to assure supporting resources are available either through the member’s health benefit or other supporting entities
Duties listed below are integrated into all job functions:
All staff members are to promote a positive and productive work environment by acting maturely and responsibly, satisfactorily performing his or her job responsibilities and conducting themselves in a professional, courteous and respectful manner toward fellow employees, physicians and members.
Must relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: (a) get along with co-workers or peers without exhibiting behavioral extreme; (b) perform work activities requiring negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others; and (c) respond openly and appropriately to feedback regarding performance from a supervisor.
Experience: Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in health care, including understanding of health plan related operation
Certification/License: Current WA State Practical Nursing license required. Current BLS certification required if working in clinic setting.