The Humana Cares division of Louisville-based Humana Inc. will create 149 jobs at its St. Petersburg, FL, operations to handle the firm's expansion of national care management programs. The new hires will work at a 75,000-sq.-ft. facility located in Carillon Business Park.
Humana Cares serves and supports member living with chronic medical conditions, such as congestive heart failure, diabetes and coronary artery disease.
The St. Petersburg center, opened about a year ago, now employs about 350 people. It provides personalized health coaching via telephone, health education, care management and support to approximately 50,000 Humana members throughout the U.S. In addition, Humana members in 24 states are offered "on-the-ground" care management.
Hiring begins immediately for health care managers, social workers, community health educators, referral specialists and health coaches, according to the company. Plans call to fill 84 of the jobs with RNs with at least three years of experience.