Fallon Health RN Care Manager in Amherst, NY, New York
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Fallon Health Weinberg-MLTC is a partnership between Fallon Health of Massachusetts and Weinberg Campus of Erie County, New York. Fallon Health Weinberg a Managed Long Term Care (MLTC) is a plan to serve the health needs of dual-eligible residents of the Western New York counties of Erie and Niagara. Fallon Health Weinberg expands the choices that residents of Erie and Niagara Counties have when it comes to high quality, affordable health care.
About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a leading health care services organization that supports the diverse and changing needs of those we serve. In addition to offering innovative health insurance solutions and a variety of Medicaid and Medicare products, we excel in creating unique health care programs and services that provide coordinated, integrated care for seniors and individuals with complex health needs. Fallon has consistently ranked among the nation’s top health plans, and is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance for its HMO, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid products. For more information, visit www.fallonhealth.org .
Reviews Member enrollment data, claims data, urgent and emergency room utilization, acute/skilled nursing inpatient census, referrals from Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) and vendors, and other appropriate data prior to initiating any Member contact
Contacts Members/caregivers telephonically and/or in person to at time of enrollment, at time of care transition, and/or ongoing based upon Program requirements to:
Perform a health needs assessment
Assess the health needs of the Members and/or
Recommend modifications to care plan elements
Completes a home visit/facility visit for all assigned Members as necessary, ideally within the first 60 days of members enrollment, any time there is a clinical change, or at intervals defined by FHW in order to determine member’s current needs.
Is a member of the assigned members ICT and attends all meetings.
Works closely with the Member’s team to initiate ICT meetings with ICT members/Members/caregivers as necessary and ensures the participation of appropriate interdisciplinary team members
As a member of the ICT, updates all relevant team members regarding the Member’s status and develops/proposes changes to the care plan
Identifies, aligns, and utilizes health plan and community resources that impact high-risk/high cost care
Creates contingency plans for each step of the process to anticipate treatment and service complications, while ensuring that the Member attains pre-determined outcomes
Streamlines the focus of the Member’s healthcare needs utilizing the most optimal treatment approach, promoting timely provision of care, enhancing quality of life, and promoting cost-effectiveness of care
Works collaboratively and cohesively with all members of the Primary Care
Utilizes a successful communication style and methods to engage Member’s in care management – does not ‘easily give up’ and works to engage Member’s as appropriate
Identifies and shares best practices and innovative care management strategies with the team
Supports department colleagues, covering and assuming changes in assignment as assigned by Supervisor/Designee
Strictly observes HIPPA regulations and the FHW policies regarding confidentiality of member information
Performs other responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor/designee
Other tasks as identified
Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing or Master’s Degree in social work required
License: Active, unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in New York state
Certification: Certification in Case Management desired, encouraged upon hire
A minimum of three to five years clinical experience as a Registered Nurse or social worker working with the chronically ill, geriatric patients.
Minimum 2 years of experience in Home Health care setting working with Medicare/Medicaid required having demonstrated care coordination, accessing community resources a plus.
Experience working with patients/members in Long term care setting a plus.
Experience as a care manager within a payer setting with demonstrated ability to case manage a plus.
Fallon Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
Location US-NY-Amherst, NY
Posted Date 3 days ago (5/13/2022 1:32 PM)
Job ID 6859
# Positions 1
Category Case Management