UnitedHealth Group Senior Wellness Coordinator - US Telecommute in Dallas, Texas

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Wellness Coordinators provide telephonic aftercare follow - up for enrollees once discharged from an inpatient treatment setting. Cases for follow - up are generated from inpatient authorizations entered into UBH’s clinical documentation system.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Make outbound calls from an automated dialing system to members who are diagnosed with Behavioral Health needs

  • Perform assessments via phone

  • Contacts the aftercare providers (individual practitioners and / or Community Mental Health Centers) and records aftercare appointments in UBH Care Management system.

  • Determines if the enrollee is aware of his / her aftercare plan and provides assistance with any additional behavioral health needs. Enrollees that do not have an aftercare appointment or missed their scheduled appointment are assisted in setting up a new appointment.

  • Assists enrollees with understanding locating community support services

Qualification Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED or higher

  • Proficient use of computer, including internet searches

  • Strong spelling and highly legible handwriting; type 30+ wpm accurately

  • Working knowledge of community based resources and services are desirable.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred in social work, psychology or related field.

  • Managed care experience.

  • Casework experience at hospitals, social service agencies or community mental health centers.

  • Medical / Behavioral setting experience (i.e. hospital, managed care organization, or joint medical / behavioral outpatient practice)

  • Dual diagnosis experience with mental health and substance abuse

  • Experience working in an environment that required coordination of benefits and utilization of multiple groups and resources for patients

  • Experience working with low - income populations

  • Experience working with the aged, blind or disabled

Soft Skills:

  • Able to handle sensitive issues with members and providers in a confidential manner

  • Proficient use of computer, including internet searches and MS Office applications

  • Strong oral and written communication skills — specifically telephone skills

  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills and scheduling skills as observed in day - to - day work

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and problem - solving skills

  • Creative problem solving skills with the ability to use community and network resources to meet members' needs.

  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills.

  • Must demonstrateflexibility, ability to follow through on all tasks in a timely fashion,good attention to detail and a willingness to learn

  • Attention to detail, as observed in day to day work

  • Ability and flexibility to assume responsibilities and tasks in a constantly changing work environment

  • Demonstrates initiative in achieving individual, team, and organizational goals and objectives

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Keywords:customer service, behavioral health, case management