Anthem, Inc. LTSS Service Coordinator-RN Clinician in Chattanooga, Tennessee
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This is a field position supporting our LTSS (Long Term Services and Support) members in Hamilton, Marion, Bradley, and surrounding TN counties. When not in the field, you will be working from home (mileage reimbursed). You must have the flexibility to come into an Anthem office for meetings if needed. Related computer equipment for a home office will be provided. You must have a high speed data connection.
The LTSS Service Coordinator-RN Clinician is responsible for overall management of member's case within the scope of licensure; provides supervision and direction to non-RN clinicians participating in the member's case in accordance with applicable state law and contract; develops, monitors, evaluates, and revises the member's care plan to meet the member's needs, with the goal of optimizing member health care across the care continuum.
Responsible for performing telephonic or face-to-face clinical assessments for the identification, evaluation, coordination and management of member's needs, including physical health, behavioral health, social services and long term services and supports. Identifies members for high risk complications and coordinates care in conjunction with the member and the health care team. Manages members with chronic illnesses, co-morbidities, and/or disabilities, to insure cost effective and efficient utilization of health benefits.
Obtains a thorough and accurate member history to develop an individual care plan.
Establishes short and long term goals in collaboration with the member, caregivers, family, natural supports, physicians; identifies members that would benefit from an alternative level of care or other waiver programs.
The RN has overall responsibility to develop the care plan for services for the member and ensures the member's access to those services.
May assist with the implementation of member care plans by facilitating authorizations/referrals for utilization of services, as appropriate, within benefits structure or through extra-contractual arrangements, as permissible.
Interfaces with Medical Directors, Physician Advisors and/or Inter-Disciplinary Teams on the development of care management treatment plans.
May also assist in problem solving with providers, claims or service issues.
Directs and/or supervises the work of any LPN/LVN, LSW, LCSW, LMSW, and other licensed professionals other than an RN, in coordinating services for the member by, for example, assigning appropriate tasks to the non-RN clinicians, verifying and interpreting member information obtained by these individuals, conducting additional assessments, as necessary, to develop, monitor, evaluate, and revise the member's care plan to meet the member's needs, and reviewing and providing input on the non-RN clinicians' performance on a regular basis.
Be an RN with a preference that such individuals also have current Certification from the Developmental Disabilities Nurses Association as a Certified Developmental Disabilities Nurse (CDDN) for RNs or a Developmental Disabilities Nurse (DDC) for LPNs, as applicable;
Have a bachelor’s degree in social work, nursing, education or other human service (e.g. psychology, sociology) or health care profession or other related field as approved by TENNCARE;
Meet the federal requirements for a Qualified Developmental Disabilities Professional (QDDP) or Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP); or have five (5) or more years’ experience as an independent support coordinator or case manager for service recipients in a 1915(c) HCBS Waiver and have completed Personal Outcome Measures Introduction and Assessment Workshop trainings as established by the Council on Quality and Leadership.
Strongly Preferred: Master’s degree in a health related field such as social work, professional counseling, or other human service health care profession (e.g. psychology or sociology) preferred; 2 years of experience working with individuals and families with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) and/or significant mental health needs, preferably within the community or an outpatient setting.
Required: Experience working with Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities.
Strongly Preferred: Experience as a Service Coordinator, Case Management, Advocate or similar role.
Strong computer skills to include Excel and Outlook.
Experience in Long Term care desired.
Approximately 75% travel required within assigned territory.
Waiver experience preferred.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.
Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.