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Centene Corporation Care Manager II (RN) - Pediatrics in Austin, Texas

Professional

Position 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 options

  • Utilize 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 outcomes

  • Coordinate services between Primary Care Physician (PCP), specialists, medical providers, and non-medical staff as necessary to meet the complete medical socio economic needs of clients

  • Provide patient and provider education

  • Facilitate member access to community based services

  • Monitor referrals made to community based organizations, medical care and other services to support the members’ overall care management plan

  • Actively participate in integrated team care management rounds

  • Identify 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 experience

  • Enter and maintain assessments, authorizations, and pertinent clinical information into various medical management systems

  • Direct care to participating network providers

  • Perform 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 needed

Education/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.

Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s RN license.

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 is required.

Superior Health Plan: Candidates must have active RN license in good standing and position requires 2+ years’ of clinical RN experience in pediatrics or obstetrics in clinical acute care, community, or managed care settings and 1+ year experience in care management.

NOTE: THIS IS AN OFFICE BASED POSITION.

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) - Pediatrics

LOCATION: Austin, Texas

REQNUMBER: 1153687

COMPANY: Clinical & Nursing

POSITION TYPE: Professional

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