Transplant Complex Case Manager RN

Job ID: J132298
Company: Highmark Inc
Location: Home, PA, United States
Facility: Work From Home
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Sep 25, 2018

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JOB SUMMARY 

This job has primary ownership and oversight over a specified panel of members that range in health status/severity and clinical needs.  The incumbent assesses health management needs of the assigned member panel and utilizing data/analytics in conjunction with professional clinical judgement to identify the right clinical intervention for each member.  The incumbent will be supported by a multi-disciplinary team and will use clinical judgment to refer members to appropriate multi-disciplinary resources.  In addition to identifying the appropriate clinical interventions and referrals, the incumbent will manage an active case load of members in his/her panel that are enrolled in case management.  The incumbent conducts outreach to members enrolled in case management including but is not limited to: developing a care plan, encouraging behavior changes, identifying and addressing barriers, helping members to coordinate care, and identifying various resources to assist members in achieving their personal health goals.  The incumbent monitors, improves and maintains quality outcomes (clinical, financial and functional) for the specified panel of members. 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain oversight over specified panel of members by performing ongoing assessment of members’ health management needs, identifying the right clinical interventions to address member needs and/or triaging members to appropriate resources for additional support.
  • For assigned case load, create care plans to address members’ identified needs, remove barriers to care, identify resources, and conduct a number of other activities to help improve the health outcomes of members; care plans include both long and short term goals and plan of regular contacts for re-assessment.
  • Ensure targeted percentage of patient goal achievement (i.e., realization of member care plan), and other patient outcomes, as applicable, are achieved.
  • Ensure all activities are documented and conducted in compliance with applicable business process requirements, regulatory requirements and accreditation standards.

  • Maintain current knowledge and adheres to applicable CMS, state, local, and regulatory agency requirements and applicable standards of practice for case management including those published by CMSA and/or ACMA, as required by the organization.

  • Communicates with the member’s treating provider or providers in more complex clinical situations requiring case management intervention.  Also serves as a subject matter expert to clinicians from other CCW teams to provide education, consultation, and training when indicated.

  • Other duties as assigned or requested, such as coordination of Blue Distinction Centers for Transplant Excellence for their services to ensure that members access these facilities whenever applicable.  

EDUCATION

Required

  • High School Diploma/GED

Substitutions 

  • None

Preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

EXPERIENCE

Required

  • 7 years of any combination of clinical, case management and/or disease/condition management experience, provider operations and / or health insurance experience

Preferred

  • Advanced training and experience in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing or dialectical behavior therapy (DBT)
  • Experience working with the healthcare needs of diverse populations
  • Understanding of the importance of cultural competency in addressing targeted populations
  • Clinical background in solid organ and stem cell transplant

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Required

  • RN license in PA, WV, and DE is required. At least one of these state licensures must be active at time of hire. Others must be obtained within the first 6months of employment.  Additional state licensure may be required.

Preferred

  • Certification in Case Management

SKILLS

  • Written and verbal presentation skills, negotiation skills, and skills in positively influencing others with respect and compassion
  • Broad knowledge of disease processes
  • Understanding of healthcare costs and the broader healthcare service delivery system
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and strong analytic skills with ability to interpret, evaluate and act on clinical and financial data, including analysis of statistical data
  • Excellent interpersonal/ consensus building skills as well as the ability to work with a variety of internal and external colleagues from all levels of an organization
  • Ability to work in a high performing team environment that requires flexibility
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment. Excellent organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Self-directed; self-starter, ability to work successfully with indirect supervision and moderate autonomy

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT (Other than English) 
None

TRAVEL REQUIREMENT

0%  - 25%
 

PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
 

Position Type

Office-Based

Teaches/Trains others regularly

Rarely

Travels regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

Rarely

Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (Sales employees)

Does Not Apply

Physical Work Site Required

No

Lifting: up to 10 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds

Rarely

Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds

Rarely

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Compliance Requirement: This position adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.

Highmark Health and its affiliates prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Highmark Health and its affiliates take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation/gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
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