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ICP Community Care Manager / Clinical Integration

Requisition ID:

22160793

Business Unit:

Hartford HealthCare Corp.

Location:

Wethersfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Position will have coverage for the Norwich Area. M-F 8-4:30p

Work where every moment matters.

Every day, approximately 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

The creation of the HHC System Support Office recognizes the work of a large and growing group of employees whose responsibilities are continually evolving so that we and our departments now work on behalf of the system as a whole, rather than a single member organization.
With the creation of our new umbrella organization we now have our own identity with a unique payroll, benefits, performance management system, service recognition programs and other common practices across the system.

JOB SUMMARY

The ICP Community Care Manager is a healthcare professional position, working as a member of the ICP Community Care Management team.  The ICP Community Care Manager facilitates transitions as patients move from one level of care to another, ensuring that uninterrupted quality care, as well as providing ongoing education and diseased management for ICP attributed patients with chronic conditions.  They are responsible for providing support and performing duties in a manner that ensures effective and efficient customer service and patient care. 

This position is ideal for someone with a minimum Master of Social Work or minimum Bachelor of Science in Nursing with a healthcare professional background that is passionate about transforming healthcare and assisting patients in meeting their health goals

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs transition of care services for ICP attributed patients admitted to acute inpatient settings, skilled nursing facilities and other post-acute facilities
  • Participates in discharge planning meetings throughout patient’s inpatient acute/SNF/LTACH stay, as appropriate
  • Partners with inpatient care coordination team to address barriers to discharge including: Social Determinants of Health needs, other biopsychosocial related needs and/or healthcare related barriers, while also providing timely communication back to the patient’s primary care provider
  • Collaborates with other HHC system partners upon patient’s discharge from acute inpatient, skilled nursing facility and other post-acute facility setting to the community
  • Partners with Skilled Nursing Care Coordinators, Resource Coordinators, ICP Clinical Pharmacists, Primary Care Behavioral Health Clinicians and homecare partners to support patients across the care continuum
  • Reviews and identifies at risk patients (ED utilization, high risk score, care gaps, etc) for proactive outreach and longitudinal care management
  • Collaborates with patient, caregiver, providers and additional care team members to develop longitudinal plan of care including development of a care plan, appropriate referrals and community supports
  • Identifies resources within HHC system and larger community to address patient care needs
  • Provides education for patients, families, community, and other professionals regarding disease prevention, impact of illness and advocacy for benefits and health maintenance
  • Participates in continuous improvement opportunities through workgroups, collaborative pilots and system initiative councils. Contributes to ongoing development of the care management model across the continuum through valuable input and constructive feedback.

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Master of Social Work (MSW), or Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) required
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Social Work Licensure or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) preferred

Licensure, Certification, Registration:

  • ACM or CCM Certification required
  • Mental Health First Aid Certification within 1st year of hire preferred

Language Skills:

•        Able to read, speak, write English

•        Ability to communicate in other languages highly desirable

Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:

  At least five years of experience working in a healthcare setting and at least two years of experience in case coordination/care management

  • A passion for helping vulnerable populations by managing patients across the care continuum
  • Knowledge of chronic disease education and support of complex patients
  • Awareness in supporting patients on accessing community resources
  • Knowledge of medical terminology, as well as ACO, payment models, utilization management and healthcare reform topics
  • Willingness to develop new skills and ability to receive feedback
  • Positive, customer-focused approach
  • Proven ability to work effectively independently as well as in a team environment
  • Must be comfortable and flexible with ambiguity and change processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail
  • Establishes and maintains effective work relationships
  • Displays courtesy and helpfulness when interacting with all internal and external customers
  • Proactively takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required or assigned
  • Adheres to HIPAA requirements
  • Adheres to Hartford Healthcare policies and standards of service, as well as those of practices being supported
  • Physical abilities to include sitting and standing for prolonged periods

Must attend and pass examination for Mental Health First Aid Certification within first year of hire

We take great care of careers.

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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