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Healthcare Consultant 1
Ref No.: 18-11268
Location: Linthicum, Maryland
Start Date / End Date: 09/24/2018 to 11/23/2018
Duration:0-2 month(s)

Job Description:
Support comprehensive coordination of medical services including Care Team intake, screening and supporting the implementation of care plans to promote effective utilization of healthcare services. Promotes/supports quality effectiveness of Healthcare Services.

Additional Job Details:

Responsible for initial review and triage of Care Team tasks. (*) Identifies principle reason for admission, facility, and member product to correctly apply intervention assessment tools. (*) Screens patients using targeted intervention business rules and processes to identify needed medical services, make appropriate referrals to medical services staff and coordinate the required services in accordance with the benefit plan. (*) Monitors non-targeted cases for entry of appropriate discharge date and disposition. (*) Identifies and refers outlier cases (e.g., Length of Stay) to clinical staff. (*) Identifies triggers for referral into Healthcare's Case Management, Disease Management, Mixed Services, and other Specialty Programs. (*) Utilizes eTUMS and other Healthcare systems to build, research and enter member information, as needed. (*) Support the Development and Implementation of Care Plans. Coordinates and arranges for health care service delivery under the direction of nurse or medical director in the most appropriate setting at the most appropriate expense by identifying opportunities for the patient to utilize participating providers and services Promotes communication, both internally and externally to enhance effectiveness of medical management services (e.g.,health care providers, and health care team members respectively) (*) 2-4 years' experience as a medical assistant, office assistance or care management required. Additional information- Strong customer service skills to coordinate service delivery including attention to customers, sensitivity to issues, proactive identification and resolution of issues to promote positive outcomes for members. Computer literacy in order to navigate through internal/external computer systems, including Excel and Microsoft Word. Ability to effectively participate in a multi-disciplinary team including internal and external participants. Familiarity with basic medical terminology and concepts used in care management. Effective communication, telephonic and organization skills. .