Health Promotion Specialist - Telecommute, San Diego, CA
January 14, 2018
San Diego, California
For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.(sm) The Health Promotion Specialist will be required to provide review, education and support to all clinical programs pertaining to disease management, prevention and wellness that meet regulatory requirements and effectively improve health outcomes and quality of life of Plan Members. If you are located in San Diego, CA, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges. Positions in this function are responsible for, or assist with needs assessment, program planning, implementation, coordination of the clinical programs for Member engagement, and evaluation of program activities. This individual will plan, organize, and coordinate all aspects of clinical programs and activities to ensure compliance with all state, federal and NCQA requirements. Primary Responsibilities:Develop, implement and manage Health Education Program activities consistent with regulatory requirements per the Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS), the Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA) Develop and/or assist with the design of comprehensive, holistic health strategies for onsite wellness programs using lab screenings, medical claims and health risk data to establish link between modifiable health risks, chronic disease and health costs Develop and conduct Member Engagement outreach via multiple communication channels Deliver Health Education programs to Members via virtual and/or in-person forums Implement recall activities for performance improvement and care gap closure Develop health education content and/or materials for the EPSDT program Assist with other tasks and duties as assigned for the EPSDT program Plan, develop, and prepare health education content to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements Review and develop health education materials to ensure they meet regulatory requirements including standards of Cultural and Linguistic appropriateness Assist with the coordination of the Group Needs Assessment per DHCS requirements. Assist with providing training to UHC personnel, Providers, and Members in the area of health education, Cultural and Linguistics, and UHC health education operations. Prepare training materials Assist with creating department operational procedures for Health Education operations, including the Operational Accountability, Training Manual for schedulers and educators as well as processes for reporting, referrals, education etc. Serve as a health education resource to UHC personnel, Members and Providers, providing feedback and recommendations as needed Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Health Education and Cultural and Linguistics Manager to ensure optimal operations of the Quality Department
Required Qualifications:Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience Master's degree in Public Health or MPH in process with anticipated completion within six months 2+ years of experience in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating health education programs that are culturally and linguistically appropriate Experience with Quality Management regulatory requirements for the Department of Health Care Services, the Department of Managed Care, Centers of Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the National Committee of Quality Assurance Knowledge of Adult Learning Theory and Health Behavior models Proven experience in the development of effective Health Education programs, materials, and curriculum. Experience with MS Word, Excel, PowerPointPreferred Qualifications:1+ year of experience managing direct reports Experience with software to assess readability level such as SMOG test Exceptional problem solving skills Skill in strategic thinking and planning Excellent written and verbal communication skills Excellent customer service skills Excellent interpersonal relationship skills with exceptional professional work ethics Bilingual English/Spanish SkillsCareers at UnitedHealthcare Community & State. Challenge brings out the best in us. It also attracts the best. That's why you'll find some of the most amazingly talented people in health care here. We serve the health care needs of low income adults and children with debilitating illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and high-risk pregnancy. Our holistic, outcomes-based approach considers social, behavioral, economic, physical and environmental factors. Join us. Work with proactive health care, community and government partners to heal health care and create positive change for those who need it most. This is the place to do your life's best work.(sm) *All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group's Telecommuter Policy. 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: EPSDT, quality, DMHC, CMS, NCQA, health education, cultural, linguistics, health promotions, Adult Learning Theory, Health Behavior, MPH, SMOG test, bilingual, Spanish, managed care, Medicaid, community health, healthcare, telecommute, telecommuter, telecommuting, remote, San Diego, CA, California,
Our mission is to help people live healthier lives and to help make the health system work better for everyone.- We seek to enhance the performance of the health system and improve the overall health and well-being of the people we serve and their communities. - We work with health care professionals and other key partners to expand access to quality health care so people get the care they need... at an affordable price. - We support the physician/patient relationship and empower people with the information, guidance and tools they need to make personal health choices and decisions.