UniVida Medical Centers is seeking a Care Manager to perform care management for patients with complex and chronic care needs by assessing, developing, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating care plans designed to optimize patient health care across the care continuum.
No supervisory responsibilities
Support and coordinate care with the patient’s primary care provider and other specialists as applicable
Assist with identifying high risk population (i.e., high utilizers, multiple co-morbidities, polypharmacy, non-compliant, at risk for readmission, oxygen dependent, bed and wheelchair bound etc…)
Conduct assessments to identify individual needs and a specific care management plan to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment(s) for patients enrolled in Care/Disease Management
Provide patients with education on medical condition and co-morbidities
Ensures patient access to services appropriate to their health needs (i.e. community resources, social services, behavioral etc…)
Implement care plans by facilitating patient needs as appropriate related to medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric needs.
Coordinate internal and external resources to meet patients’ needs
Monitor and maintain inventory on urgency medications and supplies
Assist and coordinate care regarding medical urgencies, not limited to assisting with IV’s, wound care, medication administration etc.…
Participate in Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) meetings with patient’s provider to communicate patients progress with his/her treatment plan, discuss complex issues or barriers to care
Performs duties telephonically or on-site such as at hospitals for discharge planning
Abide by Transition of Care (TOC) program description requirement
Communicate and coordinate with hospital and health plans concurrent reviewer
Complete Population Health Program activities and meet Key Performance Indicators as required in policies and procedures
Disease Management (Diabetes, CHF, COPD)
Assist in problem solving with providers, utilization or service issues, prior authorization requests and long-term care application
Implement activities to promote cost savings such as:
Potentially prevent admissions by coordinating outpatient care
Reduce readmissions (Target 10%)
Improve Generic Dispensing Rate
Improve staff competence by providing educational resources; balancing work requirements with learning opportunities; evaluation the application of learning to changes in treatment results
Assist patients with coordinating care pertaining to HEDIS/Preventive health screenings. (Target 5 Stars in all part C and Part D measures, 4 stars in Readmissions)
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Time-management and organizational skills
Problem solving skills- Think critically and find potential solutions to problems
Skills with Windows-based operating systems and EHR
Skills in operating phones, computers, software and other IT systems.
Ability to communicate with employees, patients and other individuals in a professional and courteous manner.
Ability to pay close attention to detail and to ensure accuracy of reports and data.
High school education of higher
At least two years of related work experience are preferred.
Licenses and/or certifications: Medical Assistant, LPN, Registered Nurse, or Foreign Medical Practitioner or equivalent medical experience
This position works in one of our medical clinics. The employee is required interact with patients face to face and/or telephonically. Must be able to stand, sit, walk and occasionally climb. The incumbent must be able to work extended and flexible hours and weekends as needed.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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UniVida Medical Centers arose out of the need to improve the quality of medical care in our community. Our company is based on delivering optimal and personalized patient care. Excellence of care is achieved through the collaboration of the highest qualified physicians in the community, delivery of world-class services, leading-edge technology, education, and focus on preventative care
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