- Prospect Hill - Prospect Hill Care Management
- Full Time
PROSPECT HILL COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
The Care Manager provides ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, and implementation of the provider-patient care plan and overall evaluation of individual patient needs and barriers to care. The Care Manager promotes patient-centered and team-based care through effective communication with patients, the care management team, medical team and center staff. The Care Manager promotes continuity of care through support in navigating the health system, initiating and following up on referrals, providing outreach to patients who are due or overdue for services, coordinating patient education and case managing high-risk patients. The Care Manager is also responsible for keeping resources up-to-date and providing monthly reports on center-specific care management data. Needs to be able to attend monthly meetings on and off site and provides Care Management coverage when needed.
- Bachelor's degree required, in a healthcare related field is preferred. (nursing, public health or social work)
- One to two years nursing, case management, or social work experience preferred.
- Bilingual English/Spanish PREFERRED.
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED
Pediatric, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric, Prenatal. Diverse population including but not limited to patients who are chronically ill and/or have limited English speaking skills
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Extended periods of walking, standing, and extended periods of sitting. Performance of essential duties requires close and distance vision, hearing acuity, dexterity and stamina. Clinical environment with exposure to chemicals, pathogens and patient body fluids. Ability to work under stressful conditions. Ability to multitask. Adaptability to change assignments unexpectedly. Must have a personal vehicle for transportation between sites and to other community networks within our service area. Participation in training sessions outside of PHS. Requires moderate computer skills and use of other office equipment.