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Pediatric Clinical Care Manager - Northwestern PA

  • Job ID: 696732547
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: CBCM Program Expense
  • Location: , Erie PA
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $30.17 to $50.94 / hour

Description

Are you an experienced nurse with pediatric experience?  Do you want to make a difference in the lives of families in the community?  UPMC Health Plan is looking for you! We are hiring a full-time Clinical Care Manager to provide telephonic and face-to-face pediatric case management.

The Clinical Care Manager will provide case management to pediatric patients receiving Shift Care services.  Children will be provided case management both telephonically and face-to-face.  This role will support patients in Northwestern PA.  The position will work standard daylight hours, Monday through Friday.

As a Clinical Care Manager, you will be responsible for care coordination and health education with identified Health Plan members through face-to-face collaboration with members and their caregivers and providers. You will identify members' medical, behavioral, and social needs and barriers to care. You will then develop a comprehensive care plan that assists members to close gaps in preventive care, addresses barriers to care, and supports the member's self-management of chronic illness based on clinical standards of care. You will collaborate and facilitate care with other medical management staff, other departments, providers, community resources, and caregivers to provide additional support.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist member with transition of care between health care facilities including sharing of clinical information and the plan of care.
  • Document all activities in the Health Plan's care management tracking system following Health
  • Successfully engage member to develop an individualized plan of care in collaboration with their primary care provider that promotes healthy lifestyles, closes gaps in care, and reduces unnecessary ER utilization and hospital readmissions. Coordinate and modify the care plan with member, caregivers, PCP, specialists, community resources, behavioral health contractor, and other health plan and system departments as appropriate.
  • Review member's current medication profile; identify issues related to medication adherence, and address with the member and providers as necessary. Refer member for Comprehensive Medication Review as appropriate.
  • Refer members to appropriate case management, health management, or lifestyle programs based on assessment data. Engage members in the Beating the Blues or other education or self-management programs. Provide members with appropriate education materials or resources to enhance their knowledge and skills related to health or lifestyle management.
  • Contact members with gaps in preventive health care services and assist them to schedule required screening or diagnostic tests with their providers. Assist member to schedule a follow-up appointment after emergency room visits or hospitalizations.
  • Plan standards and identify trends and opportunities for improvement based on information obtained from interaction with members and providers.
  • Present or contribute to complex case reviews by the interdisciplinary team summarizing clinical and social history, healthcare resource utilization, case management interventions. Update the plan of care following review and communicate recommendations to the member and providers.
  • Conduct comprehensive face-to-face assessments that include the medical, behavioral, pharmacy, and social needs of the member. Review UPMC Health Plan data and documentation in the member electronic health records as appropriate and identify gaps in care based on clinical standards of care.
  • Assist families with the transition from pediatric to adult care.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical setting and case management nursing required.
  • BSN preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of health insurance experience required.
  • Pediatric nursing experience highly preferred.
  • 1 year of experience in clinical, utilization management, home care, discharge planning, and/or case management preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skillsHigh level of oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency required

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Case management certification or approved clinical certification required (or must be obtained within 2 years of hire to remain in role)CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Registered Nurse (RN)

UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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