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Case Management - Nurse, Consultant

Company: Blue Shield of California
Location: Rancho Cordova
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

Your Role
The Federal Employee Program (FEP) Care Management team performs integrated case management (CM) and disease management (DM) activities demonstrating clinical judgment and independent analysis, collaborating with members and those involved with their care including a multidisciplinary team and the member's treating physicians. The Registered Nurse Case Management Lead will report to the FEP Department Manager. In this role you will be responsible for exhibiting BSC leadership behaviors while supporting the overall FEP CM team as a subject matter expert.
Your Work
In this role, you will:
Research and design treatment/care plans to promote quality of care, cost effective health care services based on medical necessity complying with contract for each appropriate plan type -
Provide Referrals to Quality -Management (QM), Disease Management (DM) and Appeals and Grievance department (AGD) -
Recognize the clients right to self-determination as it relates to the ethical principle of autonomy, including the client/family's right to make informed choices that may not promote the best outcomes, as determined by the healthcare team -
Design appropriate and fiscally responsible plan of care with targeted interventions that enhance quality, access and cost-effective outcomes -
Support team through consistent and successful caseload management and workload to achieve team goals, regulatory timelines, and accreditation standards -
Leads team huddles/ meetings to support process and collaboration of team members
Contributes to the adoption, evaluation and improvement of electronic medical record (EMR). Participates in go-live testing which may occur afterhours or on weekends, based on the posted monthly release schedule
Works to achieve operational targets with significant impact on the departmental results with a concentration on system enhancements to improve the documentation process for the staff
Contributes to the development of goals for the department and planning efforts (budgets, operational plans, etc.). Influences the performance of the business unit in achieving Blue Shield of California's objectives. Responsible for collecting data required for contractual reporting
Responsible for auditing, providing guidance, coaching, training and precepting to other employees within job area. Collaborate with the training department and operation department to customize training specific to the FEP team
Issues faced are numerous and undefined, and require detailed information gathering, analysis and investigation to understand the problem
Your Knowledge and Experience
Requires a current CA RN License
Certified Case Manager (CCM) Certification or is in process of completing certification when eligible based on CCM application requirements
Requires at least 7 years of prior experience in nursing, healthcare or related field
Demonstrated ability to test EMR systems and write acceptance criteria statements
Extensive knowledge of evidenced based clinical practice guidelines particularly for chronic conditions
Working knowledge of regulatory and accreditation standards preferred (NCQA, Case Management Society of America CMSA)
Knowledge of Coordination of Care, Medicare regulations, prior authorization, level of care and length of stay criteria sets desirable
Demonstrated and evolving competence in CM functions and standards of practice
Demonstrated ability to independently assess, evaluate, and interpret clinical information and care planning
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Strong clinical documentation skills, independent problem identification and resolution skills. Proficiency with Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Teams
Possesses cultural awareness to work effectively, respectfully, and sensitively within the client's cultural context
In depth understanding of community resources, treatment options, home health, funding sources and special programs
Work is performed with limited oversight
Pay Range:
The pay range for this role is: $ 109120.00 to $ 163680.00 for California.
Please note that this range represents the pay range for this and many other positions at Blue Shield that fall into this pay grade. Blue Shield salaries are based on a variety of factors, including the candidate's experience, location (California, Bay area, or outside California), and current employee salaries for similar roles.

Keywords: Blue Shield of California, Rancho Cordova , Case Management - Nurse, Consultant, Healthcare , Rancho Cordova, California

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