Manager at Magellan Health in Washington, DC

📌 Washington 🏷️ Other 🕑 2021-08-02
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Care Manager, Health Plan (DC Licensed)

This position is responsible for the assessment, reassessment, care planning and coordination of care and services including ongoing monitoring of an appropriate and effective person-centered care plan, member education and care management.
Conducts initial and concurrent review for prior authorization of higher levels of care against medical necessity criteria.
Responsible for the development of individualized care plans for high and moderate stratified members in the Medicaid, Medicare, and Whole Health markets. Possesses clinical knowledge, understands best practices and continuous learning skills, review member records, and work in conjunction with primary care, community benefits, and other support opportunities to develop a long term care plan to guide the member through their mental health care. Oversees the work of its assigned care support team and work with non-licensed support staff to meet standards of care and performance set by Member Market Leads and the Care Management Center of Operational Excellence (CoOE) Lead. This position requires active DC independent behavioral health or RN licensure with psychiatric/behavioral health experience. Accountable for all Care Management activities for assigned high and moderate members with behavioral health conditions identified and assessed as requiring intensive interventions and oversight including multiple clinical, social, and community resources. Provides telephone triage, crisis intervention and prior authorizations as assigned for select members stratified as high and moderate member need. Conducts in depth health risk assessment and/or comprehensive needs assessment including, but not limited to, psycho-social, physical, medical, behavioral, environmental, and financial parameters. Develops, documents, implements, and communicates the patient-centered care plan, which provides appropriate resources to address social, physical, mental, emotional, spiritual and supportive needs.
Educates providers, supporting staff, members and families regarding care management role and health strategies with a focus on member-focused approach to care. Serves as an accountable member of the care team to oversee appropriate rendering of services, e.g., during transitions in care or transition to home care, back up plans, community-based services, etc. Oversees and effectively manages work assigned and conducted by assigned care support team.
Implements, coordinates, and monitors strategies for members and families to improve health and quality of life outcomes. Acts as an advocate for members' care needs by identifying and addressing gaps in care. Performs ongoing monitoring of member's care plan and measures the effectiveness of interventions as identified; develops plans that strive to meet Magellan developed KPIs in accordance with the CM CoOE Lead and Member Market Leads. Assesses and reviews plan of care regularly to identify gaps in care, trends to improve health and quality of life outcomes. Works with members and the interdisciplinary care plan team to adjust plan of care as necessary. Facilitates a team approach, including all participants of the Interdisciplinary Care Plan team, Health Plan Medical Care Management where appropriate, to ensure appropriate interventions, cost effective delivery of quality care and services across the continuum. Other Job Requirements.

Responsibilities

Licensure is required for this position, specifically a current license that meets State, Commonwealth or customer-specific requirements. Minimum of 6 years of post-degree experience in psychiatric and substance abuse health care. Minimum of 3 years of post degree experience for Care Managers with Ph. D.Experience to include utilization review. Licensure may also include one or more of the following:
CEAP, LCSW, LPC, LPN or RN.CEAP certification as required by management. Strong organizational, time management and communication skills. Knowledge of utilization management procedures, mental health and substance abuse community resources and providers. Knowledge of and experience in inpatient setting. Knowledge of DSM V or most current diagnostic edition. Ability to analyze specific utilization problems, plan and implement solutions that directly influence quality of care. General Job Information.
TitleCare Manager, Health Plan (DC Licensed)Grade24Work Experience.
ClinicalEducation.
Bachelors: Nursing (Required), Masters: Counseling (Required), Masters: Social Work (Required)License and Certifications
- RequiredLCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Care Mgmt, LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker
- Care Mgmt, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor
- Care Mgmt, RN - Registered Nurse, State and/or Compact State Licensure
- Care MgmtLicense and Certifications
- Preferred.
Magellan Health, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Tobacco-free workplace.
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled. Every employee must understand, comply with and attest to the security responsibilities and security controls unique to theirposition; and comply with all applicable legal, regulatory, and contractual requirements and internal policies and procedures.

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