Status: Full-time position
Location: Deming, NM; Truth or Consequences, NM; Las Cruces, NM; Silver City, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 10/7/13
Job Summary: For those who want to invent the future of health care, here's your opportunity. We're going beyond basic care to health programs integrated across the entire continuum of care. Join us and help people live healthier lives while doing your life's best work.
As a Care Coordinator working with our NM Centennial Care members, you will be providing a vital service to our members through care coordination activities including conducting assessments, care planning, telephonic and in-home visits, coordination of benefits and services, and linking members to community-based resources. This is a field based/telecommuting role that requires 80 percent travel within the local New Mexico communities.
Must meet at least one of the following sets of requirements Bachelor's degree or higher in social work or a healthcare related field.
Associate's degree or higher in nursing with current, unrestricted RN licensure in the state of New Mexico.
Minimum of 1 year of clinical or case management experience in a medical, long-term care or behavioral healthcare setting.
Basic level of proficiency in Microsoft Office suite applications (Word, Excel, Outlook/Email, Internet).
Willingness to travel within a designated geographical region of New Mexico for home/site visits, as well as access to reliable transportation and proof of automobile insurance for vehicle being used.
A background working with complex medical, long-term care and/or behavioral health populations.
Experience with electronic documentation methods and field-based technology use.
Bilingual in English/Spanish.
Duties: Complete initial and routine assessments for the purpose of identifying member care needs.
Initiate care planning and implementation of a comprehensive care plan which is member-driven and addresses medical and/or behavioral health needs.
Engage members routinely telephonically and in-person via home/facility visits to coordinate services, community resources, and provide health education.
Provide education and information on available benefits and services and how to access appropriate care.
Identify early risk factors and targeted condition management interventions as necessary.
Create, review and revise Care Plans with a focus on health education and improving health outcomes.
Advocate for member needs and services and provide assistance to members in navigating the healthcare system.
Focus on reducing hospital admissions through coordinated care and effective discharge planning with other team members.
Collaborate with the member's PCP and other care team members to deliver and coordinate quality care and services.
Build and maintain relationships with members and their representatives to empower personal responsibility and decision making on healthcare matters.
Ensure completion of required touch points and care coordination activities and document all activities within the member clinical record.
Participate in interdisciplinary case reviews or co-managed cases to ensure an effective and comprehensive approach to engage members.
Promote condition management and principles of recovery and resiliency.
Attend routine team meetings and offer creative solutions and innovative approaches to further enhance the clinical model.
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