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Lead Care Manager

American Truecare

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted May 8, 2022.

Job Description

Job type: Full-time

Hours: Monday Friday, 8:30 a.m.

5:00 p.m.

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90011

Position Summary

We are seeking energetic, reliable professionals with experience in healthcare and case management to join our Enhanced Care Management Team in Los Angeles, CA as a non-clinical Lead Care Manager.

In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, vacation, and sick time, paid holidays.

This is a non-clinical position.

Under general supervision, the Enhanced Care Management Lead Care Manager performs duties providing case management services to qualified members.

Participates in, and supports, the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of services in accordance with contractual and departmental requirements and guidelines.

Enhanced Care Management Care Manager offers more intensive case management services to qualifying members, with a focus on providing community-based healthcare services, including creating care plans and formalized goal setting.

Intensive support may be required depending on level of client need (such as scheduling of appointments, assisting with housing, etc.).

Enhanced Care Management program provides eligible Medi-Cal beneficiaries that are experiencing or at risk of homelessness with enhanced care management and coordination services.

ECM coordinates a full range of physical health, behavioral health, and community-based services to ensure the individuals served have access and receive the services necessary to address their complex medical needs and chronic conditions.

Responsibilities include:

Conducting initial assessments and periodic reassessments of clients needs

Leads the provision and coordination of services and provides direct services for HHP participants in their assigned case load.

Developing patient-focused care plans in partnership with other providers and the client

Working with medical staff to develop, implement, and coordinate care plans for clients with chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma, behavioral health conditions

Responsible for driving a positive patient customer service experience through multiple support channels including the patient portal, clinical platform, and messaging systems

Respond to inquiries from patients and outside agencies and refer, when necessary, to the appropriate person or department

Adhere to all organizational policies, HIPAA regulations and Joint Commission guidelines

Schedule weekly and monthly phone calls with members

Monitor and report changes in patient symptoms or behavior

Monitor and maintain goal levels of calls per hour, calls placed on hold, ring no answer, transfer out and availability in Queue.

capturing of patient demographics information, insurance information and structured data into patient management systems during each phone encounter

Communicate to PCP any significant changes patient concerns along with any updates on patient status

Educate patients about health maintenance and disease prevention

Completes all required documentation accurately, in a timely manner, and thoroughly in accordance with department standards.

Assists in preparing reports as required.

Completes all required documentation accurately, in a timely manner, and thoroughly in accordance with department standards; in addition, documentation complies with patients’ insurance requirements.

Conducts initial and on-going assessment of client’s health and/or support service needs.

Sets level of client need.

Facilitates care transitions between providers, partners, and referral sources and specialty care providers.

Follows-up on referrals within established timeframes.

Facilitates enrollment of patients in specialty care and services.

Schedules appointments and provides intakes per department guidelines and productivity goals.

Ensures appropriate intake steps are followed, including eligibility, assessment of needs, collecting patient data, enrolling in programs, developing care plan, and other steps as required by department guidelines.

Provides basic and intensive individual support, based on client need.

Support may include providing interventions, providing internal and community services referrals, and more intensive support which may include a home visit .

Tracks, monitors, and actively manages assigned patient cases to ensure coordination of care, retention of patient, and ensuring a high level of utilization is maintained.

Responsible for maintaining own technical knowledge of IT systems and utilizing internal messaging systems and software systems

Performs other duties as assigned by team leads, supervisors and managers.

Required Experience:

Execute and maintain confidential information according to HIPAA standards

Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs

Demonstrate strong skills technology including electronic health record systems and Microsoft Software, Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel highly desired

Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting, and proactive

Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally

Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment

Ability to build rapport with patients

Ability to communicate with patients from diverse backgrounds

Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills

Ability to work independently

Bi-lingual in English and Spanish is a plus

Working Knowledge of EMR systems

Strong communication skills, verbal and written

Experience and demonstration of strong customer service skills

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Basic working knowledge of insurance coverage, insurance eligibility process

Sensitivity to the needs and situations of multi-cultural populations from a variety of income levels

Be able and willing to work flexible hours as needed including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Excellent attention to detail

Education/Experience:

Minimum of one year experience in a health care related field or customer service

Equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the skills, knowledge, and ability to perform the essential job duties, and which meets any required state or federal certification requirements.

In Office Position

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00
– $27.00 per hour

Benefits:

Dental insurance

Health insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance

WORK LOCATION: One location

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Moderate noise level; fast pace, high energy.

Described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Variations in conditions may occur under certain circumstances.

TRAVEL

Staff will travel within the Los Angeles region as needed.

Mileage reimbursement for the use of your vehicle is at a standard rate.

CONFIDENTIALITY

Maintains patient, employee and Foundation confidentiality at all times, discussing patient or employee business only with appropriate parties who have a bona fide need to know; and communicating only the minimum amount of information necessary with respect to protected health information (PHI) as defined by the Health Insurance Portability and Accounting Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Must have valid drivers license and insurable driving record.

Please be aware AMERICAN TRUECARE, INC.

requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.

This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a vaccination.

AMERICAN TRUECARE, INC is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.