Registered Nurse Field Case Manager

Blue Cross And Blue Shield Association Wall , NJ 07626

Posted 2 months ago

Horizon BCBSNJ employees must live in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut or Delaware

Job Summary:

This field based position is responsible for performing assessments of members using established guidelines to ensure appropriate level of care and develop a member centric plan of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Assesses member's clinical need against established guidelines and/or standards to ensure that the services provided are medically appropriate to members' needs.

  • Evaluates the necessity, appropriateness and efficiency of services provided.

  • Develops, coordinates and assists in implementation of members- individualized plan of care.

  • Coordinates with patient, family, physician, hospital and other external customers with respect to the appropriateness of care from diagnosis to outcome.

  • Coordinates the delivery of high quality, cost-effective care supported by clinical practice guidelines established by the plan addressing the entire continuum of care.

  • Monitors member's medical care activities, regardless of the site of service, and outcomes for appropriateness and effectiveness.

  • Advocates for the member/family among various sites to coordinate resource utilization and evaluation of services provided.

  • Encourages member participation and compliance in the program.

  • Documents accurately and comprehensively based on the standards of practice and current organization policies.

  • Interacts and communicates with multidisciplinary teams either telephonically and/or in person striving for continuity and efficiency as the member is managed along the continuum of care.

  • Understands fiscal accountability and its impact on the utilization of resources, proceeding to self-care outcomes.

  • Evaluates care by problem solving, analyzing variances and participating in the quality improvement program to enhance member outcomes.

  • Completes other assigned functions as requested by management.

Education/Experience:

  • Requires an associates or bachelors degree (or higher) in nursing and/OR accredited diploma nursing school.

  • Requires a minimum of two (2) years clinical experience.

Additional licensing, certifications, registrations:

  • Active Unrestricted NJ RN License Required

Every member-facing employee of the MLTSS team, whose job duties may require them to enter a member's place of residence *1, must be fully vaccinated. Upon hire, employee must provide their official CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, indicating full vaccination status *2 prior to their start date, unless a reasonable accommodation is requested and approved.

  • 1 Our members' places of residence may include: their homes, assisted or nursing care facilities, or any other care establishment in which a member may reside.
  • 2 According to the CDC, a person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose series COVID-19 vaccine or two weeks after the first-dose of a single-dose vaccine. To remain fully vaccinated, employees will be expected to get booster shots pursuant to guidelines issued by the FDA and CDC.

Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in the use of personal computers and supporting software in a Windows based environment, including MS Office products (Word, Excel,PowerPoint) and Lotus Notes; prefers knowledge in the use of intranet and internet applications.

  • Working knowledge of case/care management principles.

  • Working knowledge of principles of utilization management.

  • Prefers basic knowledge of health care contracts and benefit eligibility requirements.

  • Prefers knowledge of hospital structures and payment systems

Skills and Abilities:

  • Analytical

  • Compassionate

  • Interpersonal & Client Relationship Building Skills

  • Sound Decision Making

  • Active Listening

  • Organization/Planning/Priority Setting

  • Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

  • Team Player

  • Time Management

  • Written/Oral Communication Skills (Bi-lingual preferred)

Travel:

  • This is a field based position, daily local travel is required.

  • Requires a car with valid New Jersey State License and Insurance

Salary Range:

$73,500 - $98,385

This compensation range is specific to the job level and takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to: education, experience, licensure, certifications, geographic location, and internal equity. This range has been created in good faith based on information known to Horizon at the time of posting. Compensation decisions are dependent on the circumstances of each case. Horizon also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Comprehensive health benefits (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • Retirement Plans

  • Generous PTO

  • Incentive Plans

  • Wellness Programs

  • Paid Volunteer Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability and any other protected class as required by federal, state or local law. Horizon will consider reasonable accommodation requests as part of the recruiting and hiring process.


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