Field Care Manager job Hamden Connecticut
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Field Care Manager Job



Employer Name: WellCare Health Plans SpiderID: 8990048
Location: Hamden, Connecticut Date Posted: 9/30/2019
Wage: 81-90k Category: Nurses/Nurses Aids
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
WellCare has an exciting opportunity for a RN Field Care Manager to service the Hamden area to include Fairfield and Middlesex counties.

Works with Care Coordination MVP Team members to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor, and evaluate services and outcomes to maximize the health of the Member. Coordinates, monitors and ensures that appropriate and timely primary, acute and long-term care services are provided to members across the continuum of care. Promotes effective healthcare utilization, monitors health care resources and assumes a leadership role within the Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes for member. Coordinates the care and services of selected member populations across the continuum of illness. Promotes effective utilization and monitors health care resources. Assumes a leadership role within the interdisciplinary team to achieve optimal clinical and resource outcomes. Works directly with the member in the field, i.e., inpatient bedside, member's home, provider's office, hospitals, etc. while collaborating with management to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate services and outcomes to maximize the health of the member.

Essential Functions:
•Evaluates members for case management services and determines appropriate level of care coordination/ management services for member.
• Completes a comprehensive assessment and develops a care plan utilizing clinical expertise to evaluate the members need for alternative services.
• Acts as a primary case manager for members identified as Complex as defined by Case Management Program Description.
• Develops and monitors members plan of care, to include progress toward meeting established goals and self-management activities.
• Interacts continuously with member, family, physician(s), and other providers utilizing clinical knowledge and expertise to determine medical history and current status. Assess the options for care including use of benefits and community resources to update the care plan.
• Supervises and/or acts as a resource for non-clinical staff (i.e., Service Coordinators and Field Social Workers).
• Act as liaison and member advocate between the member/family, physician and facilities/agencies.
• Maintains accurate records of case management activities in the Enterprise Medical Management Automation (EMMA) System using clinical guidelines.
• Coordinates community resources, with emphasis on medical, behavioral, and social services. Applies case management standards, maintains HIPAA standards and confidentiality of protected health information and reports critical incidents and information regarding quality of care issues.
• Ensures compliance with all state and federal regulations as well as Corporate guidelines in day-to-day activities.
• Meets with clients in their homes, work-sites, physician’s or hospital to provide management of services.
• Adapts to changes in policies, procedures, new techniques and additional responsibilities.
• Participates with other Case Managers and Medical Directors in regular or special meetings such as Clinical rounds.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
Additional Responsibilities: • Travel to inpatient bedside, member’s home, provider’s office, hospitals, etc required with dependable car. May spend up to 70% of time traveling with exposure to inclement weather and normal road hazards. May require climbing multiple flights of stairs to a member's home, provider's office, etc.




Job Requirements:
Candidate Education:
•Required A Bachelor's Degree in Health Services or Nursing
•Required or equivalent work experience
Candidate Experience:
•Required 2+ years of experience in clinical acute care, post acute care, home health care, or maternity
•Preferred 1+ year of experience in current case management
•Preferred Other Managed care experience
•Preferred Other Prior utilization management experience preferred in some geographic regions
•Preferred Other Experience in care of the elderly is required in some geographic regions
•Preferred Other Experience in home health, physicians office or public health
Licenses and Certifications:
A license in one of the following is required:
•Required Licensed Registered Nurse (RN)
•Required Other Maintain required contact hours to fulfill regulatory requirements
•Preferred Certified Case Manager (CCM


Job Criteria:
Start Date: 10/7
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required: 2
Education Required: High School
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:


Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement

Company Profile:
ABOUT WELLCARE | WellCare Health Plans, Inc. (NYSE: WCG) focuses primarily on providing
government-sponsored managed care services to families, children, seniors and individuals
with complex medical needs primarily through Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and Medicare
Prescription Drug Plans, as well as individuals in the Health Insurance Marketplace.
MISSION | Our members are our reason for being. We help those eligible for
government-sponsored healthcare plans live better, healthier lives.
VISION | WellCare’s vision is to be a leader in government-sponsored healthcare
programs in collaboration with our members, providers and government partners.
VALUES | Partnership, Integrity, Accountability, One Team


Contact Information:
Contact Name: Ana Diaz Company Type: Employer
Company: WellCare Health Plans
City: Tampa
State: Florida
Zip: 33634
Web Site: http://www.jobs.wellcare.com

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