Care Manager
Advance Care Alliance

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Post Date: Oct 28, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: Available now
Salary: High $40's - Mid $50's/Year
Location: US - New York - Brooklyn & Queens
Job Reference: CM
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The core responsibility of the Care Manager is to oversee and coordinate access to services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Care Manager works with the member, their family and/or representative, and providers to develop, implement, and monitor an integrated and person-centered Life Plan, following the completion of a comprehensive assessment process. The Life Plan is the foundation upon which service delivery is built. The Life Plan identifies services that meet medical and behavioral health needs, community, social supports, and other necessary services to support them to live their healthiest and most meaningful life. A key function of this role is being a strong advocate in supporting the member to access needed services to reach their identified goals and live a meaningful and quality life.

•        Deliver person-centered care management services in compliance with regulatory standards and in alignment with the agency’s quality management plan, policies, and standard operating procedures.
•        Responsible for the completion of a comprehensive assessment/reassessment process.
•        Identify gaps in service provision and make referrals when appropriate. Advocate on the member’s behalf, to reach their identified goals and live a meaningful and quality life.
•        Complete all required service documentation with stated timeframes. Ensure all billing critical documentation is present and valid prior to the submission of any billable service documentation.
•        Maintain the member’s continued eligibility for care management through the completion of an annual Level of Care (Re)Determination, ensuring OPWDD eligibility is maintained, and enrolling in the Home and Community Based (HCBS) waiver.
•        Identify and access benefits and entitlements (Medicaid, Social Security, SNAP, etc.) when a member is eligible. Ensure existing benefits and other entitlements are maintained.
•        Coordinates and provides access to high quality healthcare services, inclusive of medical, behavioral health, specialized services. Provides regular communication, monitoring, and action oriented follow up on critical and acute healthcare needs.
•        Identifies, coordinates, and provides access to preventative and health promotion services as needed.
•        Coordinates transitional care inclusive of appropriate follow up from inpatient to other settings, discharge planning, facilitating transfers within the healthcare system, residential settings and aging out of childhood services to adult services.
•        Use health information technology in the delivery of care management services, included but not limited to the use of the electronic health records and programs to facilitate telehealth services for members. Maintain a thorough and accurate electronic health record for all assigned members.
•        Travel throughout the designated service area to meet with members as needed in alignment with regulatory standards and to ensure identified needs are met. Travel is required to meet with providers, members of the interdisciplinary team, and accompany members where indicated to necessary appointments.
•        Identify and follow all incident reporting guidelines and procedures, ensuring the immediate safety of the member.
•        Perform other duties, as assigned.

•        A Bachelor of Arts or Science degree with two years of relevant experience, or a license as a Registered Nurse with two years of relevant experience, or a master’s degree with one year of relevant experience.

•        Clinical Comprehension.
•        Results Driven.
•        Decision Making.
•        Problem Solving/Analysis.
•        Communication Proficiency.
•        Organization Skills.
•        Teamwork Orientation.
•        Time Management.
•        Customer/Client Focus.


Contact Details
Name: Talent Acquisition Team
Ph: 833-692-2269