Highmark Health Case Management Coordinator in Topeka, Kansas
Job Description :
The job plays a critical role in the clinical team, acting as the primary support for the clinical staff and as a liaison between all members of the care team. Works in tandem with the case managers and disease managers to help facilitate execution of case and disease management, including not limited to, tracking necessary information for member's case, interacting with the member's provider, enabling nurses to optimize workload, helping to arrange required services for the member, assisting with documentation. This job will collaborate and require frequent communication with other members of the team.
Screen care management cases (condition management, disease management, etc.) to ensure information is complete and accurate (e.g. identify phone number if missing) and help prioritize cases for outreach; will triage cases to the appropriate person.
Interact with providers to monitor members discharge status disposition, to confirm member activity, to set up appointments, and other provider related activities. Provide assistance to the case manager in monitoring member outcomes as a result of engagement in care management.
Identify and effectively utilize health plan benefits and local provider / community resources to help meet the needs of members; develop expertise about available community resources in assigned geography and share knowledge across the team.
Assist in report production, data collection and data entry for care plan management; perform process auditing activities to ensure compliance with NCQA standards and other compliance measures.
Research information about members such as clinical history, utilization patterns, benefits, etc., and present information to the case manager and other care team members; help with documentation of member interventions.
Arrange required services for the member; perform other condition and case management support activities as assigned, including member telephonic contact as appropriate per business unit needs.
Act as the liaison among all the members of the care team and promote collaborative teamwork.
Other duties as assigned or requested.
- High School Diploma/GED
3 - 5 years' performing administrative support functions in an office or field setting for a healthcare organization
Experience utilizing customer service related skills
Experience in a health care related customer service or marketing environment that would demonstrate the ability to positively impact the engagement of members in the Organization's condition and case management program
Basic knowledge of care management processes
Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms and other office procedures
Ability to take direction, to navigate through multiple systems simultaneously
Ability to communicate, interact, and work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of staff and management teams
Ability to handle many tasks simultaneously and respond to customers and their issues promptly
Ability to communicate well in person, via phone and via e-mail (verbally and written)
Proficient computer skills, including MS Office products
LICENCES OR RESPONSIBILITIES
LANGUAGE REQUIREMENT ( other than English )?
0% - 25%
PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Teaches / trains others regularly
Travel regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site
Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (sales employees)
Physical work site required
Lifting: up to 10 pounds
Lifting: 10 to 25 pounds
Lifting: 25 to 50 pounds
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 job adheres to the ethical and legal standards and behavioral expectations as set forth in the code of business conduct and company policies.
As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times. In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy.
Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.
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Req ID: J210458