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Whole Child Model (WCM) Case Manager - Full Time (Remote) - Temporary at Prospect Medical Systems - CA in Los Angeles, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Whole Child Model (WCM) Case Manager - Full Time (Remote) - Temporary

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Whole Child Model Case Manager has accountability for all of the case management accountabilities under the Whole Child Model (SB-586; mandating the transition of many components of the State/County CCS Program to CalOptima and via delegation agreements to Prospect/AMVI. This position reports operationally to the CalOptima Case Management Supervisor and clinically to the California Medical Director. This RN position will play a critical role in implementing and refining the newly defined case management activities for the WCM program to support clinically complex children, adolescents and young adults up to 21 years of age (CCS-eligible medical conditions) and their families. Tasks include but are not limited to the following: complete a comprehensive member assessment (Health Needs Assessment, medical and claims histories, provider information, etc.), develop individual care plans and facilitate interdisciplinary care team meetings as appropriate to members' risk, facilitate the authorization for all CCS specialized services and coordinate all medical care and services with the member/family. Collaborating with the member/family ensure the receipt of needed medical care and support services.

Job Responsibilities/Duties


  • Conducts a comprehensive member assessment that includes but is not limited to the review of all medical claims data and health plan information available, health plan completed health needs assessment (HNA), and any additional specialized assessments as appropriate (PHQ-9, AUDIT, etc.). Develops an Individualized Care Plan (ICP) as guided by the by the comprehensive member assessment that includes SMART goals that are developed with the member, prioritized and inclusive of member/family goals. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the care management plan and modifies as necessary; reviewed for modification no less than when a change in the member's medical condition or annually. Interfaces with Medical Director as needed (related to clinical "patient care/treatment" concerns).
  • Facilitates Interdisciplinary Care Team (ICT) meetings as required for high risk member. Coordinates needed services for the member as appropriate to fulfill the member's CM care plan and physician(s) treatment plan. These tasks include but are not limited to the following: facilitating exchange of member information among all treating providers - especially between the CCS treating specialists and the member's PCP; participating in Medical Therapy Unit case conferences as needed; facilitating the inclusion on regional center case managers, behavioral specialists and County substance use and/or mental health providers in ICT meetings and/or other care plan discussions as appropriate to the member's care team; and ensuring receipt of needed treatment and support care services. Collaborate with member's family and physicians for seamless coordination of care and services on an ongoing basis.
  • Conducts outbound calls to members/parents to fulfill the member's plan of care. Manages an appropriate /caseload of members assigned complex, care coordination and basic case management levels. Creates and manages all cases in Essette (electronic care management platform); provides appropriate documentation including evidence that the WCM requirements for case management are met. Provides members/families member friendly care plans. Facilitates member "aging out" processes for the WCM program and for transitioning from pediatric to adult specialty providers on an individualized basis. Ensures smooth transfer of CCS members into or out of County CCS programs. Facilitates ongoing education and information about resources that may be helpful to members/families and all referrals to member-eligible programs such as the High Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF) Program.
  • Meet health plan requirements for turn-around-times for assessments, care plans and ICTs.
  • Review and approve incoming prior authorizations from CCS-paneled specialists for treatment services or facilitate medical director review and approval. Manage all CCS outpatient referral authorizations in IDX and ensure the daily management of the incoming dedicated CCS Fax for physician authorizations. Communicate directly with CCS treating specialists as necessary for treatment and service authorization approvals.
  • Provide guidance to and oversight of the dedicated CCS Personal Care Coordinator.

Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma required. BA preferred.

Minimum Experience: Clinical experience with complex pediatric patients/members (minimum of 2 years). Familiarity with developing care plans and assessments preferred.

Req. Certification/Licensure: RN unrestricted active license required.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:


  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

Prospect Medical Systems has a zero-tolerance policy regarding the use of drugs and alcohol. Our Company is committed to maintaining a productive, drug free workplace that keeps employees and patients safe from harm. For this reason, we require applicants to pass a screening for drug use as a condition of employment. This includes: alcohol, marijuana, cocaine, opiates and methamphetamines.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, or search our other openings, please visit http://pmh.com/careers/ and click on a location to begin your journey to a new career with us!

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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