UCare

Care Coordinator - SNBC

7 days left

Employer
UCare
Location
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Posted
Apr 23, 2021
Closes
Jun 30, 2021
Ref
2354
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.

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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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ABOUT UCARE UCare offers Medicare, Medicaid, Individual and Family health plans - powered by the hardest working people in the industry. Our people powered teams de-complicate, advocate and always go the extra mile to help our members. We serve with integrity, compassion and commitment to do right by members, providers and government partners. Above all, we come to work excited to provide members a path for the best health of their lives.

WORKING AT UCARE Working at UCare is more than 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. Employees join UCare and stay because of the opportunity to have a purpose-driven job.

Our strong culture has established UCare as a Star Tribune Top 150 Workplace for 12 consecutive years since the awards program began. It's a culture that embraces innovative ideas, strategic partnerships, and exemplary customer and provider experiences. Working at UCare is being a part of a people powered team dedicated to making a real difference in the lives of our members and communities.

CARE COORDINATOR - SNBC

Position Description
This position is responsible to coordinate behavioral and social services across the continuum of care to assist members with recovery and resiliency as they work to address their complex physical health conditions, mental health conditions and social service needs. Collaborate with members to engage, assess, develop, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate member centered care plans for identified needs. Refer members to providers, county and/or community agencies, as appropriate. Partner with the agencies to coordinate the provision of services for UCare members.

• Provide member centered face-to-face and telephonic care coordination for members with behavioral health conditions that focuses on recovery and resiliency for all UCare SNBC product lines (integrated and non-integrated).

• Engage members in ongoing care management using evidence-based, member centered practices including Motivational Interviewing and Trauma Informed Care.

• Conduct assessments to identify individual needs including addressing social determinant of health needs and actively linking members to appropriate resources available in their community. Appropriately utilize interpreter services as needed. Identify and monitor member needs, including needed preventive medical care, and significant changes in condition which may warrant early intervention for medical problems. Develop care plans to meet each member's individual needs. Incorporate ethnic and culturally appropriate approaches to care planning.

• Develop and implement member centered care plan, in collaboration with member/family/caregiver that is appropriate to the member's needs. Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of the care plan and modifies as necessary.

• Collaborate with members and/or family members, mental health and SUD clinicians, physchiatrists, primary care providers, clinic staff and other relevant agencies in the continuum of care to assure appropriateness of service that meets member needs and supports desired outcomes.

• Understand, accurately interpret and apply relevant contractual requirements, policies, procedures and regulations for members which care management is a provided service.

• Identify and monitor member needs, including needed preventive care, and significant change in condition which may warrant early intervention or transition of care. Incorporate culturally appropriate approaches to care planning, as needed.

• Meet and maintain all established caseload and performance metrics. Present information on assigned members at assessment conferences and case reviews as appropriate. Enter member information in the clinical documentation system, Guiding Care software. Complete accurate, thorough and timely required documentation.

• Ensure safe transitions when members move from one setting to another (i.e. being discharged from a hospital or skilled nursing facility). Ensure the plan of care is communicated between the sending and receiving settings for both planned and unplanned transitions.

• Provide information to members and providers regarding behavioral health benefits, services and resources.

• Collaborate with multidisciplinary staff to bring perspective based on discipline and experience.

• Provide back-up coverage for other care coordinators as assigned.

• Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of member benefits for each product; understand, implement, and support the Evidence of Coverage, and follow organization policies as they relate to member benefits.

• Other projects and duties as assigned.

Education
RN, LP, LPCC, LMFT, LSW, MSW, LGSW, LISW or LICSW with requisite experience. Current and unrestricted Minnesota license required.

Required Experience
Two year's experience in care coordination/case management across the continuum of health care (hospital, clinic, nursing home, home care etc.) with primary emphasis in working with complex social and medical problems.

Preferred Experience
RN, LP or LICSW candidate with 2 years' experience in case management. Dually licensed as LADC. Experience working with state and federally funded programs. Experience in an HMO or MCO. Experience working in managed care, government programs ( Medicare, Medicaid and other State Public Programs), diverse populations, or with mental health and substance use disorders. Bilingual.

THE UCARE DIFFERENCE The UCare difference is our people power - employees actively working on the behalf of our members to get them access to the health care they need. We value and respect each individual's ideas and contributions, and provide the freedom to grow both personally and professionally. We are centrally located, and offer onsite education, equipment and wellness resources, and a myriad of volunteer activities. If you're looking for an inclusive environment that celebrates your people power, 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.

JOB POST DATE: 04/15/2021

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