Memorial Hermann

Houston, TX, USA Remote

Full time

Healthcare / Hospital

Mar 9

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Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating options and services required to meet an individual's health needs using communication and available resources to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes.

Job Description

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing Associate of Nursing orBachelor of Nursing

Licenses/Certifications: Current, unrestricted Texas licensure to practice as a Registered Nurse required, CCM certification preferred

Experience / Knowledge / Skills:

  • Minimum of three (3) years clinical experience and one (1) to two (2) years experience in a Managed Care environment performing case management
  • Knowledgeable and compliant with all relevant laws, rules regulations and accreditation standards and requirement
  • Strong clinical background in nursing or social services
  • Knowledge of insurance terminology
  • Basic knowledge of computer system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously, works under pressure, and meet critical deadlines
  • Assertiveness and negotiation skills, which support ability to interact with hospital, discharge planner, physicians and other health care providers
  • Exceptional documentation skills
  • Ability to work independently, manage time and prioritize projects
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of “we advance health” through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Demonstrates commitment to Health Solutions behavioral expectations in all interactions and in performing all job duties. Perform job duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction, while promoting safety and cost efficiency.
  • Analyzes referrals to accept or deny individuals according to Case Management procedures.
  • Serves as a means for facilitating patient wellness and autonomy though advocacy, communication, education, and identification of service resources.
  • Helps identify appropriate providers and facilities throughout the continuum of services while ensuring that available resources are being used in a timely and cost effective manner in order to obtain optimal value for both the patient and the client.
  • Establish/maintain good rapport with provider to obtain necessary information.
  • Follow Health Solutions guidelines and procedures to make appropriate referrals relative to individual cases (Physician Review, Stop Loss, etc.).
  • Presents all cases when unable to negotiate an acceptable alternative to the Medical Director for determination.
  • Collects accurate data for system input by using correct coding of diagnoses and/or procedures.
  • Enters data into appropriate system and prepare all written communication to patient and/or provider.
  • Adheres to and apply all Health Solutions policies, procedures, and guidelines appropriately.
  • Achieves an in-depth knowledge of client benefit plan.
  • Acts as resource person for Utilization Review staff.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by Supervisor/Director.
  • Process and maintain confidential information according to confidentiality policy.
  • Negotiates fees with non contracted providers and refer to contracting.
  • Maintains a 90% or greater score on the quarterly audit tool.
  • Communicate, collaborate and cooperate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adheres to all Compliance/Program Integrity requirements.
  • Complies with HIPAA Regulations
  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned

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Memorial Hermann

More than a century of patient-centered care. At Memorial Hermann, we are all about advancing health. Yours.