Connect Assessor - Twin Cities (Part-Time) - Temporary
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ABOUT UCAREAt UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.WORKING AT UCAREWorking at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do. CONNECT ASSESSOR - TWIN CITIES (PART-TIME) - TEMPORARY Position DescriptionUCare Connect is a Special Needs Basic Care plan designed for adults between the ages of 18 and 65 who are eligible for Medical Assistance and have developmental disability, certified physical disability, and/or certified mental illness. The RN/SW Assessors will be responsible for completing face-to-face assessments for our health plan members on UCare Connect. They will evaluate UCare members to determine current health status needs, assign appropriate case management level of care, and document findings in UCare's internal tracking system and the State of Minnesota's system. These positions will most likely be Work-at-Home but will require approximately 1-2 weeks in office training. (Please note: If you have candidates interested in the position but unable to work-at-home, please let us know about their candidacy as well.)EducationB.S. in nursing or BA in social work. RN with RN diploma (3 year hospital program) or Associate RN degree required Required Experience·Current MN RN or Social Worker license required ·Minimum of 3 years' experience in care coordination/Case management across the continuum of health care (hospital, clinic, nursing home, home care, etc.) with primary emphasis in working with clients with complex medical issues and/or disabilities;·Experience working with multi-cultural and variable socioeconomic populations highly desired;·Experience working for a health maintenance organization serving Medicaid members preferred·Strong assessment skills·Must have valid driver license, reliable auto, and proof of insurance·Proficient computer skills are necessary, along with the ability to work independently with minimal supervisionPreferred ExperienceKnowledge regarding case management, managed care organizations, and home and community based services strongly preferred.THE UCARE DIFFERENCEUCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 9th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.
Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers.
At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.