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UnitedHealth Group Population Health LPN in Noblesville, Indiana

Opportunities with American Health Network, OptumCare partner . When you join American Health Network (AHN), you become part of a team that strives to identify and retain the top healthcare professionals in the markets it serves. At American Health Network, we want to be the best health care organization we can be. Our mission is to improve the health of our patients. We’re a physician-led organization, operating over 70 medical offices in Indiana and Ohio, with over 300 providers and 1200 employees. We’re also an OptumCare partner, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of businesses, and backed by the resources of a global health care organization working to help people live healthier lives and help make the health system work better for everyone. That’s an important differentiator as more people need our help simplifying the complexities of the American health care system. At the same time, the culture of AHN supports work-life flexibility for providers and places a high value on their physical, emotional, financial and other aspects of well-being.

The Population Health LPN (PH-LPN) is an expanded care management role that collaborates with patients, healthcare providers and patient's caregivers to ensure delivery of quality, efficient and cost-effective healthcare services for identified patients. The PH-LPN will assist the AHN patients in all aspects of care coordination and ensure the beneficiary is fully educated on all options and services with the goal of optimizing the patient's health status.

This position will be based out of American Health Network's administrative office in Noblesville, IN. The schedule is Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Contributes to the assessment of the healthcare, educational and psychosocial needs of the patient and their family by gathering data.

  • Contributes to the development of the plan of care for the patient using a team approach by working collaboratively with the family, primary care provider, and other members of the healthcare team to ensure coordination of services.

  • Implements plan of care under the direction of RN and/or provider.

  • Identifies and coordinates referrals and other community resources by working with the primary care provider and other members of the healthcare team.

  • Implements system of care that closely monitors high risk patients to prevent/intervene early during acute exacerbations.

  • Ensures medication reconciliation is completed and documented for all assigned patients.

  • Performs follow-up calls following an assigned patient’s care encounter for issues, feedback and continued follow-up needs.

  • Assists with data collection and closing of care gaps of the quality metrics as assigned and assists the healthcare team in meeting all of the quality metrics.

  • Performs CPR/first aid on a patient and takes vital signs during an emergency situation.

  • Provides a stabilizing influence for the patient/family during treatment.

  • Facilitates problem-solving with the patient/family to mobilize patient resources.

  • Assesses the clinical condition of patient during all interactions.

  • Assesses the health status of the patient in conjunction with other members of the healthcare team for analysis and identification of health goals.

  • Assesses barriers to self-care (clinical, financial, social, etc.)

  • Identifies opportunities for process improvement in all aspects of patient care (under the direction of RN and/or provider care).

  • Advocates for patient/family in assisting the health care team in understanding patient’s rights.

  • Works cohesively with the healthcare team to link patients with the most appropriate resources.

  • Performs all functions and duties in compliance with state and federal laws, including but not limited to state licensure limitations, requirements and standards for an LPN.

  • Educates and reminds patient to utilize AHN’s Call Me First program by calling PCP office number after office hours, if non-emergent medical needs arise.

  • Ensures patient records are maintained in a confidential manner and in accordance with standard operating procedures.

Required Qualifications

  • Active, unstricted LPN license in the state of Indiana.

  • Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience in population health or managed care

  • Case management experience

  • Transition of care experience

  • Previous telephonic nursing experience

  • Experience with NextGen EMR software

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.

Job Keywords: LPN, licensed practical nurse, managed care, transition of care, case management, telephonic nurse, care management, population health, Indianapolis, Noblesville, Indiana

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