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Care Manager (Hybrid)

CareFirst, Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States (on-site)
14 days ago

Description

Resp & Qualifications

PURPOSE:
Under minimal supervision, the Care Manager researches and analyzes a member's medical and behavioral health needs and healthcare cost drivers. The Care Manager works closely with members and the interdisciplinary care team to ensure members have an effective plan of care and positive member experience that leads to optimal health and cost-effective outcomes.

We are looking for an experienced professional in the greater Baltimore/DC metropolitan area, specifically Montgomery County, who is willing and able to work in a hybrid model. The incumbent will be expected to work a portion of their week from home or other member/provider related location (such as a provider office or hospital system location) and a portion of their week at a CareFirst location based on business needs and work activities/deliverables that week.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Identifies members with acute/complex medical and/or behavioral health conditions. Engages onsite and/or telephonically with member, family and providers to develop a comprehensive plan of care to address the member's needs at various stages along the care continuum. Identifies relevant CareFirst and community resources and facilitates program, network, and community referrals.
  • Collaborates with member and the interdisciplinary care team to develop a comprehensive plan of care to identify key strategic interventions to address member's medical, behavioral and/or social determinant of health needs. Engage members and providers to review and clarify treatment plans ensuring alignment with medical benefits and policies to facilitate care between settings. Monitors, evaluates, and updates plan of care over time focused on member's stabilization and ability to self manage. Ensures member data is documented according to CareFirst application protocol and regulatory standards.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Level: High School Diploma or GED

Experience: 5 years clinically related experience working in Care Management, Discharge Coordination, Home Health, Utilization Review, Disease Management or other direct patient care experience.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • RN - Registered Nurse - State Licensure And/or Compact State Licensure RN- Registered Nurse in MD, VA or Washington, DC Upon Hire.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in nursing.
  • CCM/ACM or other RN Board Certified certification in case management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
  • Knowledge of clinical standards of care and disease processes.
  • Ability to produce accurate and comprehensive work products with minimal direction.
  • Ability to triage immediate member health and safety risks.
  • Basic understanding of the strategic and financial goals of a health care system or payor organization, as well as health plan or health insurance operations (e.g. networks, eligibility, benefits).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with the telephonic and keyboarding skills necessary to assess, coordinate and document services for members.
  • Knowledgeable of available community resources and programs.
  • Proficient in the use of web-based technology and Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to provide excellent internal and external customer service.
  • Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.

Department

Department: Value Based Operations

Equal Employment Opportunity

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

Hire Range Disclaimer

Actual salary will be based on relevant job experience and work history.

Where To Apply

Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers

Federal Disc/Physical Demand

Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.

Sponsorship in US

Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 67876138
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Company Name For Job: CareFirst, Inc.
  • Position Title: Care Manager (Hybrid)
  • Job Function: Other
  • Job Type: Full-Time
Insurance
Owings Mills , MD , US

At CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield, we’re building the future of healthcare with the widest coverage and the largest network for medical, dental and vision insurance in Maryland, Washington, D.C. and Northern Virginia. Every day, we make a meaningful difference in the communities where we both live and work. We solve real problems for the people we serve with equal parts empathy and urgency-simplifying the complex, delivering tailored solutions and stepping forward with new ideas. Join an inspired, collaborative team that's b...

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