Utilizes critical thinking and judgment to collaborate and inform the case management process, in order to facilitate appropriate healthcare outcomes for members by providing care coordination, support and education for members through the use of care management tools and resources.
Local travel position 50-75% within Illinois (Counties included are: Cook, DuPage, Kane, Kankakee and Will.
Schedule Monday-Friday standard business hours. No nights no weekends and no holidays.
Evaluation of Members: -Through the use of care management tools and information/data review, conducts comprehensive evaluation of referred member's needs/eligibility and recommends an approach to case resolution and/or meeting needs by evaluating member's benefit plan and available internal and external programs/services. Identifies high risk factors and service needs that may impact member outcomes and care planning components with appropriate referral to clinical case management or crisis intervention as appropriate. - Coordinates and implements assigned care plan activities and monitors care plan progress. Enhancement of Medical Appropriateness and Quality of Care: - Using holistic approach consults with case managers, supervisors, Medical Directors and/or other health programs to overcome barriers to meeting goals and objectives; presents cases at case conferences to obtain multidisciplinary review in order to achieve optimal outcomes. - Identifies and escalates quality of care issues through established channels. -Utilizes negotiation skills to secure appropriate options and services necessary to meet the member's benefits and/or healthcare needs. - Utilizes influencing/ motivational interviewing skills to ensure maximum member engagement and promote lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimum level of health. -Provides coaching, information and support to empower the member to make ongoing independent medical and/or healthy lifestyle choices. -Helps member actively and knowledgably participate with their provider in healthcare decision-making. Monitoring, Evaluation and Documentation of Care: - Utilizes case management and quality management processes in compliance with regulatory and accreditation guidelines and company policies and procedures.
Case management and discharge planning experience required
2 years experience in behavioral health, social services or appropriate related field equivalent to program focus
Managed Care experience preferred
Must have Illinois driver's license active no restrictions
Must own vehicle
Clean driving record
Bachelor's degree or non-licensed master level clinician required, with either degree being in behavioral health or human services preferred (psychology, social work, marriage and family therapy, counseling).
Additional Job Information
This position requires traveling to member's homes, so the candidate must have reliable transportation. The position requires the candidate to cover various zip codes, which will change based on department needs.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Percent of Travel Required
50 - 75%
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