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Health Home Care Manager

Employer Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester
Location Webster, NY
Hours 40 hours/wk primarily Monday through Friday days, periodic shared on call duties for after hours. Flexibility to meet client needs required.
Rate / Salary not listed
Posted 04/29/14
Status Full-time

Qualifications

1. NYS Licensed Healthcare Professional --- RN or SW preferred, otherwise a Bachelor's degree with a minimum of three years of experience with care management of similar populations as health home.
2. Minimum of 3 years of relevant clinical experience with the Health Home’s target population.
3. A combination of chronic care management, substance abuse, mental health and community experience highly desirable.

Description

Provides comprehensive Health Home care management services for GRHHN
clients/patients assigned to VNSC. This includes managing a caseload and working with
other outreach workers and the patient care team to engage, enroll, assess, develop, and
carry out a comprehensive care plan to address all medical, behavioral health, substance
abuse and psychosocial needs of the client.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Finds, engages and enrolls clients in GRHHN health home program per CMS and NYSDOH regulations and GRHHN procedures.
2. Completes assessment of needs, strengths and goals
3. Provides assistance with housing, transportation, food, clothing, and other barriers to optimum health.
4. Drafts and communicates suggested plan of care and discusses at Care/Service Team. Reviews and revises a comprehensive plan of care with the client to meet needs in collaboration with the service team/providers.
5. Implements client approved plan of care with Service Team.
A. Provides comprehensive care management including self management support, health promotion, connection/referrals to providers, community based organizations, social supports, transitions of care, and crisis support with the goal of decreasing barriers to attending appointments and following the plan of care.
B. Provides care coordination with Primary/Specialty Medical care, acute and outpatient medical, mental health, substance abuse services, and other care managers involved in supporting the client.
C. Provides comprehensive transitional care involving coordination of care and services following critical events such as emergency department use, hospital inpatient admission and discharge.
D. Provides crisis intervention addressing events such as emergency department visits or inpatient or other crisis events to assure interventions are effective and necessary modifications to plan of care are made.
E. Provides family and caregiver support.
F. Ensures language access/translation capability.
6. Modifies goals and Care Team membership as appropriate to meet client needs.
7. Shares information between team members and care providers.
8. Coordinates client care team meetings.
9. Documents activities and their effectiveness in shared care management software tool.
10. Documents elements necessary for quality improvement and to meet reporting requirements.
11. Participates in the recruitment and training of additional care managers and community outreach workers as program volume grows.
12. Participates in the intake process for member assignment from GRHHN to provide health home services.
13. Participates in obtaining and reporting the CMS and NYSDOH requirements.
14. Participates in implementation of health IT functionalities and applications as required by the health home.
15. Participates in on call for 24 hour 7 days a week telephone access to a care manager particularly after hours.
16. Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

How to Apply

Call for an appointment: Professional Recruiter - Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester, (585) 787-2233 Ext. 8242. E-Mail Resume and Cover Letter to Professional Recruiter - Visiting Nurse Service of Rochester, spugsley@vnsnet.com.

Deadline: 5/13/14

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