UCare

Clinical Care System/County Liaison

Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Jun 03, 2018
Closes
Jul 01, 2018
Category
Healthcare
Employment Status
Full Time

Health Care that Starts with You!

Join a truly mission-driven organization! Independent, nonprofit UCare is recognized as one of the Minnesota's leading health plans. We provide more than 225,000 members across Minnesota and western Wisconsin with the health coverage plans and services they need to maintain and improve their health. The innovative coverage we create makes a difference for Medicare-eligible individuals, individuals and families enrolled in Minnesota Health Care Programs, such as MinnesotaCare and Medical Assistance, and disabled adults with special health care needs. UCare is growing in size, membership, products, geographic coverage, and employees. We're an organization that's going places. Be part of a team that cares about you, be part of UCare.

 

 

ABOUT UCARE

At UCare, we deliver high-quality health coverage and services to help members of all ages maintain and improve their health. It's a big job that takes innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and a commitment to doing the right thing. Above all, it takes a compassionate team that is dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and our communities.

  

WORKING AT UCARE

Working at UCare is more than just a career; it's a mission. A mission that defines us as professionals, unites us as an organization, and shapes how we interact with our members and each other. Our values of integrity, community, quality, flexibility, and respect permeate every aspect of our organization - from who we are and how we act, to what we do and how we do it. We owe our continued success to our employees who proudly embody our mission and values in everything they do.

 

CLINICAL CARE SYSTEM/COUNTY LIAISON

 

Position Description

This position is responsible for developing and maintaining positive working relationships with delegate care systems, agencies and counties. The Clinical Care System Liaison also develops and delivers care system product training related to Clinical Services (CLS) for internal staff and external customers. This includes, but is not limited to, serving as a key contact for care system and county inquiries about UCare care coordination products and care coordination processes, and leading clinical training for UCare's care system and county partners.  In addition, this position has primary responsibility to ensure that relevant training materials are developed and maintained. Specific duties and responsibilities include:  

Develop and maintain a working knowledge of new and existing care system products relative to CLS functions, and introduce new care system products to CLS staff and external customers.

Serve as a key contact and provide support for care systems and counties for clinical issues as they relate to UCare products.

Represent CLS in internal and external care system and county-based work groups or initiatives, such as the care coordination work groups, etc.

Identify knowledge gaps with external customers, identify the need for training and develop and deliver the training curriculum.

Develop and maintain CLS-related training materials for external customers, including product information and updates, care coordination manuals, CLS newsletters, etc.

Conduct regularly scheduled and ad hoc CLS care coordination-related training for care systems, counties and internal care coordination staff.

Maintain a working knowledge of regulations, and team functions, policies and procedures.

Coordinate and lead care coordination-related projects and processes as directed, such as monthly enrollment files, transitioning large groups of members in response to product change, implementing a new product at county sites, responding to information requests by regulators, etc. Prepare and implement a project plan, statement of work, and/or process flow related to different projects, and prepare basic results analysis as needed.

Collaborate with Clinical Care System/County Liaisons and act as a back-up to support and maintain positive working relationships with care system and county staff.

Prepare monthly reports on activities and identify opportunities to increase efficiencies, productivity and quality of work.

Other projects and duties as assigned.   

Education

Registered Nurse (RN), or Social Worker with current unrestricted license in Minnesota required.

Required Experience

Two years experience in training. Strong health plan, managed care, health services, or other related experience.

Preferred Experience

One year experience in Medicaid or Medicare risk managed care programs. Product knowledge related to MSHO/MSC+ and SNBC products. Experience presenting to groups.

 

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE

UCare is proud to be a recognized Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 8th consecutive year. As a part of our collaborative team, you'll experience the rewards that come with helping others and seeing the positive results of your hard work. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and give you the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, a myriad of volunteer activities, and a number of other rewards. If you're looking for a welcoming environment that celebrates what you have to offer, helps you build on your strengths, and gives you the opportunity to truly make a difference, we invite you to apply.

 

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.

Rewards

Enter a highly collaborative environment where people are truly engaged, and feedback is valued. You'll enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, as well as a host of other perks, including a nationally recognized wellness program, and a bright, open, award-winning office space in Northeast Minneapolis just minutes from major freeways and retail centers. At UCare, we welcome and employ a diverse employee group committed to meeting the needs of UCare, our members, and the communities we serve.
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