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Healthcare Manager Mission, TX

Mission, TX 78572
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  • Job Code
    860352

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

 

The Healthcare Manager is responsible for successfully supporting patients with high risk health conditions to navigate the healthcare system. The Healthcare Manager assists in developing patient empowerment by acting as an educator, resource, and advocate for patients and their families to ensure a maximum quality of life. The Healthcare Manager interacts and collaborates with multidisciplinary care teams, to include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, laboratory technologists, social workers, and other educators. The Healthcare Manager acts as a resource for clinic staff. The Healthcare Manager works in a less structured, self-directed environment and performs all nursing duties within the scope of a RN license of the applicable state board of nursing.

 
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Works with the providers and clinic staff to identify patients at high risk
  • Supports longitudinal care of the patient with chronic care conditions by:
    • performing assessment of health conditions
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • conducting motivational interviewing and self - management goal setting
    • providing patient education
    • creating referrals to appropriate agencies and resources
  • Supports transition of the patient with chronic care conditions from inpatient to outpatient setting, by:
    • performing assessment of transitional needs
    • performing medication reconciliation
    • establishing and reviewing contingency plan
    • providing patient education
    • assisting with post discharge needs such as prescriptions, , transmutation, Durable Medical Equipment (DME), appointments
  • Coordinate with providers to establish or update plan of care
  • Performs accurate and timely documentation in the electronic medical record
  • Participates in daily huddles and Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings
  • Prepares accurate and timely reports, as required, for weekly meetings
  • Maintains continued competence in nursing practice and knowledge of current evidence based practices
  • May perform clinical tasks within their scope of practice
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned
 

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.


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Posted: 2020-01-22 Expires: 2020-03-23

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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