Remote RN-LTSS Service Coordinator Level 1

Job Overview

  • Clinical License RN
  • State(s) Nationwide

Full job description

The LTSS Service Coordinator Level 1 is responsible for overall management of member’s case within the scope of licensure; provides supervision and direction to non-RN clinicians participating in the member’s case in accordance with applicable state law and contract; develops, monitors, evaluates, and revises the member’s care plan to meet the member’s needs, with the goal of optimizing member health care across the care continuum.

  • Responsible for performing telephonic or face-to-face clinical assessments for the identification, evaluation, coordination, and management of member’s needs, including physical health, behavioral health, social services and long-term services and supports.
  • Identifies members for high-risk complications and coordinates care in conjunction with the member and the health care team.
  • Manages members with chronic illnesses, co-morbidities, and/or disabilities, to insure cost effective and efficient utilization of health benefits.
  • Obtains a thorough and accurate member history to develop an individual care plan.
  • Establishes short- and long-term goals in collaboration with the member, caregivers, family, natural supports, physicians; identifies members that would benefit from an alternative level of care or other waiver programs.
  • The RN has overall responsibility to develop the care plan for services for the member and ensures the member’s access to those services.

· May assist with the implementation of member care plans by facilitating authorizations/referrals for utilization of services, as appropriate, within benefits structure or through extra-contractual arrangements, as permissible.

· Interfaces with Medical Directors, Physician Advisors and/or Inter-Disciplinary Teams on the development of care management treatment plans.

· May also assist in problem solving with providers, claims or service issues.

Marginal Functions

· Directs and/or supervises the work of any LPN/LVN, LSW, LCSW, LMSW, and other licensed professionals other than an RN, in coordinating services for the member by, for example, assigning appropriate tasks to the non-RN clinicians, verifying and interpreting member information obtained by these individuals, conducting additional assessments, as necessary, to develop, monitor, evaluate, and revise the member’s care plan to meet the member’s needs, and reviewing and providing input on the non-RN clinicians’ performance on a regular basis.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

§ Requires a current unrestricted RN license in Texas, Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

§ Bachelor’s degree in nursing CCM. (Preferred)

Work Experience (Years and Area):

§ 3-4 years of experience in working with individuals with chronic illnesses, co-morbidities, and/or disabilities in a Service Coordinator, Case Management, or similar role; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.

Preferred

§ 1 year experience working with population who receive waiver services.

§ 1 year experience working with persons with disabilities/chronic conditions and Long-Term Services & Supports

Community Health Choice, Inc. (Community) is a non-profit managed care organization (MCO), licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance. Through its network of more than 10,000 providers and 94 hospitals, Community serves over 400,000 Members with the following programs:

Medicaid State of Texas Access Reform + Plus (Star+Plus) program for people who have disabilities or are age 65 or older.

  • Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for the children of low-income parents, which includes CHIP Perinatal benefits for unborn children of pregnant women who do not qualify for Medicaid STAR
  • Health Insurance Marketplace Plans that offer individual health coverage that includes preventive care, emergency services, prescription drugs, and hospitalization available to all, regardless of pre-existing conditions.
  • Community Health Choice (HMO D-SNP), a Medicare Advantage Dual Special Needs plan for people with both Medicare and Medicaid that combines Medicare Part A and Part B benefits, Medicare Part D prescription drug coverage, and Medicaid benefits with additional health benefits like dental, vision, transportation, and more.

Improving Members’ experiences is at the heart of every Community position. We strive every day to make sure that our members have access to the high-quality health care they need and deserve.

Community is accredited by URAC and NCQA for its health plan operations. We offer care management programs for asthma, diabetes, and high-risk pregnancy. An affiliate of the Harris Health System (Harris Health), Community is financially self-sufficient and receives no financial support from Harris Health or from Harris County taxpayers.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $67,200.00 – $85,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Associate (Required)

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Required)
  • Certified Case Manager (Preferred)

Work Location: Remote

 

 

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