Centene Corporation Care Manager II (RN) in Corpus Christi, Texas

ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Perform care management duties to assess, plan and coordinate all aspects of medical and supporting services across the continuum of care for select members to promote quality, cost effective care.Assess the member's current health status, resource utilization, past and present treatment plan and services, prognosis, short and long term goals, treatment and provider optionsUtilize assessment skills and discretionary judgment to develop plan of care based upon assessment with specific objectives, goals and interventions designed to meet member's needs and promote desired outcomesCoordinate services between Primary Care Physician (PCP), specialists, medical providers, and non-medical staff as necessary to meet the complete medical socio economic needs of clientsProvide patient and provider educationFacilitate member access to community based servicesMonitor referrals made to community based organizations, medical care and other services to support the members’ overall care management planActively participate in integrated team care management roundsIdentify related risk management quality concerns and report these scenarios to the appropriate resources.Case load will reflect heavier weighting of complex cases than Care Manager I, commensurate with experienceEnter and maintain assessments, authorizations, and pertinent clinical information into various medical management systemsDirect care to participating network providersPerform duties independently, demonstrating advanced understanding of complex care management principles.Participate in case management committees and work on special projects related to case management as neededFor New Hampshire and Massachusetts - home visits requiredEducation/Experience: Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. 2+ years of clinical nursing experience in a clinical, acute care, or community setting and 1+ years of case management experience in a managed care setting. Knowledge of utilization management principles and healthcare managed care. Experience with medical decision support tools (i.e. Interqual, NCCN) and government sponsored managed care programs.

This position will have extensive traveling requirementsLicenses/Certifications: Current state’s RN license. For New Hampshire and Massachusetts - must obtain current state's RN license within 90 days of hire.Texas Requirements:Education/Experience: Graduate from an Accredited School of Nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing preferred. 2+ years of clinical nursing or case management experience in a clinical, acute care, managed care or community setting. 2+ years experience working with people with disabilities and vulnerable populations who have chronic or complex conditions in a managed care environment. Experience with medical decision support tools (i.e. Interqual, NCCN) and government sponsored managed care programs. Other state specific requirements may apply.Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s RN license. For New Hampshire and Massachusetts: must obtain current state's RN license within 90 days of hire. Valid driver’s license required.Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Care Manager II (RN)

LOCATION: Corpus Christi, Texas

REQNUMBER: 1097671

COMPANY: Clinical & Nursing

POSITION TYPE: Professional

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.