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UnitedHealth Group Telephonic Case Manager RN - Las Vegas, NV in Las Vegas, Nevada

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

Southwest Medical , part of OptumCare, is a multi-specialty group of physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants consisting of over 300 providers, 21 medical health centers including six urgent care clinics, four convenient care centers, two lifestyle centers catering to older adults, an outpatient surgery center, home health, hospice and palliative care services, plus E-visits and online options via Now Clinic telemedicine technology. Southwest Medical offers patients compassion, innovation, and quality care throughout southern Nevada. Southwest Medical is headquartered in the greater Las Vegas, NV area.

The schedule for this position is three 12 hour shifts weekly, 7am-7pm. Weekends and holidays are included.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Conduct telephonic nurse advice for Medicare Advantage patients

  • Assist hospitalists with transfers from ER to skilled nursing facilities

  • Call post UC / ER discharged patients to ascertain status

  • Call post discharged patients from skilled nursing facilities to ascertain status

  • Review patients globally to assist with transitions of care

  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Current, unrestricted NV RN license or temporary NV RN license with the ability to obtain permanent NV RN license upon expiration of temporary NV RN license

  • 3+ yrs. experience as an RN (preferably in ER, urgent care, ICU, critical care, acute care or med surg)

  • Computer proficiency - must be able to use multiple systems and multiple screens

  • 3+ yrs. experience using an EMR

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Managed care experience

  • CCM

  • Case management experience

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 world's 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 life's best work.(sm)

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employers 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.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment

Job Keywords: RN, Case Manager, Case Management, MED/SURG, ER, Urgent Care, Las Vegas, NV, Nevada