LPN Care Management

DaVita Medical Group - Albuquerque, NM3.3

Full Time LPN Care Manager Opportunity in Care Management, Roma Location

Overview of Position:
Facilitates a team approach to ensure cost-effective delivery of quality care and services based on medical conditions and social determinants. Collaborates with members, providers and other resources to evaluate, plan, facilitate and monitor options and services required to meet an individual’s healthcare needs. Promotes member’s goals for self-management, facilitates effective health care navigation, reduces gaps in care, and provides support and community resources as needed. Ensures compliance to contractual and service standards as identified by relevant health insurance plans. Adheres to policies, procedures and regulations to ensure compliance and patient safety. Participation in Compliance and other important training is a condition of employment.

Essential Functions:
Conducts clinical evaluation of members per regulated timelines, determining who may qualify for case management based on clinical judgment, changes in member's health or psychosocial wellness, and gaps in care.
Conducts telephonic, clinic, facility, or home visits as appropriate.
Identifies barriers to care and seeks solutions with member and the care team.
Participates in the development and implementation of a case management plan in collaboration with the member, caregiver(s), provider(s), and/or other appropriate healthcare professionals to address the patient’s needs and goals.
Performs ongoing updates of the care plan to evaluate effectiveness, and to document interventions and goal achievement.
Maintains member case load for regular outreach and management, and closes cases per procedure.
Uses motivational interviewing to evaluate, educate, support, and motivate change during member contacts.
Maintains a working knowledge of community resources.
Achieves productivity and audit standards per department requirements.
Serves as facilitator and resource for other members of the Medical Group clinical team.
Attends departmental meetings and provides constructive recommendations for process improvement.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required: High School diploma, graduation from an accredited practical nursing program.

Desired: Case Management Certification

Required: Two to five (5) year of previous job related experience in a healthcare environment.

Preferred: Health insurance experience

Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization and customer service skills. Knowledge of medical terminology. Self-motivated, strong computer skills. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task and work under pressure. Skilled with MS Office software applications

Required: Valid, unrestricted, NM LPN License or valid multi-state compact license.

Must be 21 years or older and have a valid NM State Driver’s license

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