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Care Manager II--Acute Care

Company: Amerihealth
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: October 2, 2021

Job Description:

Your career starts now. We’re looking for the next generation of health care leaders.

At AmeriHealth Caritas, we’re passionate about helping people get care, stay well and build healthy communities. As one of the nation's leaders in health care solutions, we offer our associates the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our national footprint of products, services and award-winning programs. AmeriHealth Caritas is seeking talented, passionate individuals to join our team. Together we can build healthier communities. If you want to make a difference, we’d like to hear from you.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with more than 30 years of experience. We deliver comprehensive, outcomes-driven care to those who need it most. We offer integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management and specialty pharmacy services, behavioral health services, and other administrative services. Discover more about us at www.amerihealthcaritas.com.

Responsibilities:

The Care Manager (RN) assists our members in an Acute Care setting providing coordination and continuity of care, care transition activities, early identification, education, assessment and a process to offer voluntary participation in the Care Management Program.  The Care Manager (RN) is responsible for engaging the member and providers to assess, plan and establish individual member goals. Will facilitate and coordinate care for the members while assuring quality and use of cost-effective resources.  The position will function as a single point of contact and be an advocate for members in the care coordination program. Assess members to determine care coordination and case management needs for all referred members.  Completes comprehensive assessment of environmental, Psycho-social and support needs. Identifies problems/barriers for care coordination and appropriate care management interventions. Creates a plan of care to assist members in reducing/resolving problems and or barriers so that members may achieve their optimal level of health. Identifies both short and long term goals and associated time frames for completion.  Shares goals with the member and family as appropriate. Identifies and implements the appropriate level of intervention based upon the member’s needs and clinical progress. Schedules follow up calls as necessary, makes appropriate referrals. Implements actions to address member issues.  Documents progress towards meeting goals and resolving problems. Coordinates care and services with the Account manager, Complex RN Case Manager, and member, family members as appropriate, PCP, Specialist, and Facility/Vendor Providers.

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree (BSN) or equivalent education and experience required.
  • Registered Nurse with Clear /Active license in the sttae of Louisiana or Compact multi-state license.
  • Valid driver’s license with car insurance. 
  • 3 to 5 years of Case Management experience preferred.
  • Care Management experience as an embedded Care Manager in an acute care setting preferred. 

Note to Applicants:  You must reside in the Lake Charles, LA region/vicinty.

 

Keywords: Amerihealth, Lake Charles , Care Manager II--Acute Care, Other , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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