Remote Bilingual LVN Care Manager (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Khmer) – California

Job Overview

  • Clinical License LPN
  • State(s) CA

Full job description

Homebase Medical is getting back to basics. Our mission is to optimize the quality of life for homebound older adults, allowing them to live independently and with dignity in their own homes. We make house calls – enabling access to quality wrap-around services for homebound older adults with complex health needs while improving the quality of their lives, right at home.

We offer an array of medical and chronic care services and we’re backed by SCAN, a not-for-profit organization that has a history of supporting and improving the health and independence of older adults for over 45 years.

The Bilingual LVN Care Manager (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Khmer) will coordinate care for members, ensuring members are directed to the optimal facility for their needs and have all necessary services, supplies, and information. The Bilingual LVN Care Manager (Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Khmer) authorizes services based on well-developed knowledge and skills in areas of utilization management, medical necessity, and patient status determination. Conducts pre-service and concurrent review following established guidelines. Applies care management principles and practices to ensure medical needs, care, and service are coordinated.

The Bilingual LVN Care Manager will need to speak fluently in any of the following languages: Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Khmer.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as point of person to speak with patients, family members, and providers to address concerns pertaining to care, transfers and authorizations.
  • Review patient’s clinical information and authorize requested medical services in a timely manner.
  • Ensure necessary inpatient and outpatient care or other services are rendered to SCAN members at the right time, the right level of care and at the right location while adhering to all policies and procedures. Issue determinations within required regulatory timeframes.
  • Apply evidenced-based criteria and guidelines as well as clinical judgment and expertise to assess treatment plans.
  • Manage member medical cases by applying the essential activities of care management and utilization management including assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, advocating, monitoring, and evaluation.
  • Refer cases that do not meet established criteria to the Integrated Care physicians for secondary review.
  • Review all acute/skilled nursing appeals and create detail explanation of non-coverage and reinstatement letters.
  • Prepare, participate and facilitate high risk huddles and skilled nursing rounds. Maintain a list of high-risk patients and conduct regular outreach calls to check on their health status.
  • Coordinate timely delivery of last day cover letters to skilled nursing facilities.
  • Coordinate discharge needs from inpatient acute settings and skilled nursing facilities as appropriate for each member. Discharge needs may include durable medical equipment, home health services, specialist referrals, skilled nursing placement, transportation, and other needs.
  • Review tasks assigned by Integrated Care Nurse Practitioners and coordinate member care, accordingly, including services such as: home health; DME ordering, wound care, Foley catheter, Enteral, colostomy supplies, infusion orders and outpatient services.
  • Coordinate direct admissions to skilled nursing facilities and direct ER transfers from senior living communities.
  • Develop effective working relationships and provide clinical guidance to Care Coordinators on clinical matters.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational, decision-making and multi-tasking skills as demonstrated by problem solving and successful outcomes.
  • Promote the mission, vision, and values of SCAN Health Plan and serve as an ambassador when interfacing with external stakeholders.
  • Appropriately utilize Care Team administrative support resources, such as Integrated Care Delivery Care Management Coordinators, to ensure end to end coordination of care for members according to protocol, policy, and procedure.
  • Actively support the achievement of Homebase’s Vision and Goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • This is a telephonic, remote role.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Associate degree/Technical degree in vocational nursing or higher.
  • Current California Licensed Vocational Nurse is required.
  • 3 + years of clinical nursing experience required.
  • Experience in care or utilization management preferred.
  • Fluency in a second language of Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese or Khmer required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Resourceful problem solver
  • Strong interpersonal skills, hospitality, and change agent mindset.
  • Adaptable and open to change
  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with the principles of project and program management.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement new, replacement systems, and gain buy-in from appropriate audience.
  • Able to lead and influence those without direct reporting relationships to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Ability to communicate with clarity, the vision, value, and tasks to formal and informal audiences.
  • Able to develop relationships quickly and leverage working relationships to drive performance outcomes.
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff, within and external to the organization to achieve goals.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to multitask and to appropriately maintain confidentiality.

What’s in it for you:

  • $30.76 to $49.23 per hour.
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Generous PTO
  • Work-life balance.
  • 401k w/ a 5% non-elective Safe Harbor contribution
  • Employee hardship fund
  • And much more!

At Homebase Medical we believe that it is our business to improve the state of our world. Each of us has a responsibility to drive Equality in our communities and workplaces. We are committed to creating a workforce that reflects our community through inclusive programs and initiatives such as equal pay, employee resource groups, inclusive benefits, and more.

Homebase Medical is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace. Individuals seeking employment will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law. A background check is required.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.76 – $49.23 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work setting:

  • Remote
  • Telehealth

Location:

  • California (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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