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Remote Pediatric Care Manager

Remote

The Pediatric Care Manager plans and manages pediatric medical and/or behavioral care with members and their beneficiaries across the continuum of care. The Care Manager is assigned to a specific product line such as PHSP, Child Health Plus, etc and is responsible for applying care management principles when engaging members and health care team members through coordination of health care services. The specific population of members are the medically fragile within the NYC area and requires strong clinical skills and experience working with NYC community resources.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Advocates, informs, and educates beneficiaries on services, self-management techniques, and health benefits.
  • Conducts assessments to identify barriers and opportunities for intervention.
  • Develops care plans that align with the physician's treatment plans and recommends interventions that align with proposed goals.
  • Generates referrals to providers, community-based resources, and appropriate services and other resources to assist in goal achievement.
  • Collaborates with provider doctors, social workers, discharge planners, and community based service providers to coordinate care accordingly.
  • Coordinates and facilitates with the multi-disciplinary health care team as necessary in order to ensure care plan goals are achieved and maximize member outcomes.
  • Assists in identifying opportunities for alternative care options based on member needs and assessments.
  • Evaluates service authorizations to ensure alignment and execution of the member's care and physician treatment plan.
  • Contributes to corporate goals through ongoing execution of member care plans and member goal achievement.
  • Documents all encounters with providers, members, and vendors in the appropriate system in accordance with internal and established documentation procedures; follows up as needed; and updates care plans based on member needs, as appropriate.
  • Occasional overtime as necessary.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

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Minimum Qualifications:

  • NYS RN or
  • LCSW, LMSW, LMFT, LMHC, LPC, licensed psychologist (any state)
  • 1 year of pediatric clinical field experience and/or experience with families and child serving systems, including child welfare and/or medically fragile/developmentally disabled populations

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal and assessment skills, especially the ability to relate well with seniors, their families, and community care providers, along with demonstrated ability to handle rapidly changing crisis situations.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, or Cantonese.
  • Knowledge and experience with the current community health practices for the frail adult population and cognitive impaired seniors.
  • Knowledge of InterQual and LOCADTR.
  • Experience managing member information in a shared network environment using paperless database modules and archival systems.
  • Experience and knowledge of the relevant product line
  • Relevant work experience preferably as a Care Manager
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large caseloads and effectively work in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient with simultaneously navigating the Internet and multi-tasking with multiple electronic documentation systems
  • Experience using Microsoft Excel with the ability to edit, search, sort/filter and other Microsoft and PHI systems

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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Hiring Range:

  • Greater New York City Area (NY, NJ, CT residents): $81,099 - $116,480
  • All Other Locations (within approved locations): $71,594 - $106,080

As a candidate for this position, your salary and related elements of compensation will be contingent upon your work experience, education, licenses and certifications, and any other factors Healthfirst deems pertinent to the hiring decision.

In addition to your salary, Healthfirst offers employees a full range of benefits such as, medical, dental and vision coverage, incentive and recognition programs, life insurance, and 401k contributions (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Healthfirst believes in providing a competitive compensation and benefits package wherever its employees work and live.

The hiring range is defined as the lowest and highest salaries that Healthfirst in "good faith" would pay to a new hire, or for a job promotion, or transfer into this role.

Job ID: healthfirst-R017897
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Pet Insurance
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Family Support Resources
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Commuter Benefits Program
    • Casual Dress
    • Happy Hours
    • Company Outings
    • Holiday Events
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
  • Professional Development

    • Internship Program
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
    • Learning and Development Stipend
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)
    • Woman founded/led
    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program

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