Case Manager Altcs - Pima County Territory

Banner Health Tucson , AZ 85704

Posted 2 months ago

Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, we want to hear from you.

Do you have like helping people get through tough times? Do you have a compassionate heart and critical thinking mind?

Then you might be a great case manager. You will help people who are in difficult situations with advice, figure out what kind of help they need, help them receive the services they need, create plans for treatment, and work with other health and human service providers.

As a Case Manager working within University Health Plans, you will have amazing opportunities to make a difference in members lives, helping to support them at their homes or nursing home. There is flexibility with this position, as it will be 100% remote and will be working together within a family-oriented team.

If you enjoy being an advocate for members who need long-term care, this will be a perfect career for you!

Location:

This position will be 100% remote but will need to live in or near Pima County and can work at our Elvira Rd. location.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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About Banner University Health Plans

Banner University Health Plans (BUHP) manage a variety of health plans. Our mission is to advance health and wellness through education, research and patient care.

About Banner Health

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

The ALTCS Case Manager is responsible for assessing, documenting and monitoring the overall functional, physical and behavioral health status of members assigned to them. Based on the assessments, the case manager, collaborating with the member and his/her support system, develops a service plan that meets member needs in the most cost-effective and most integrated setting.

Essential Functions

Is the primary contact for the ALTCS member, explaining the program to members, including their rights and responsibilities, the grievance and appeal system and other information according to regulations.

Comprehensively assesses and documents the members bio psychosocial functioning in accordance with AHCCCS time frames, identifying the individuals strengths and needs.

Develop and implements a service plan based on the members strengths, needs and placement preferences, authorizes and coordinates with provider agencies.

Assists the member to define personal goals, identifying barriers to achieving these goals and encouraging the member to resolve the difficulties identified.

Acts as a facilitator and/or advocate for the member in dealing with issues with providers, community programs or other organizations.

Acts as a gatekeeper to ensure that the member is receiving the most appropriate, cost-effective services in the most appropriate setting.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, skills and abilities as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelors degree in social work, and two years of experience serving persons who are elderly and/or persons with physical disabilities or who are determined to have a Serious Mental Illness (SMI).

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual, preferred in some assignments.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.



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Case Manager Altcs - Pima County Territory

Banner Health