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Care Manager #710226

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Los Angeles LGBT Center
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Los Angeles, CA
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Position: Care Manager #710226

Program: Nursing

Department: Health Services

Reports to: Manager of Nurse Case Management

Compensation: $87,000 Annually

Status: 100%, Full-Time, Exempt, Union

Probation: 180 days

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision; also including Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403(b) Retirement Plan

Center’s Mission:

Building a world where LGBT people thrive as healthy, equal, and complete members of society.

DEPARTMENT SUMMARY: The Los Angeles LGBT Center’s Department of Health Services is one of the nation’s largest and most experienced providers of LGBTQ-specialized primary care and related services, Our mission to help LGBTQ people lead healthier, happier lives is supported by our comprehensive array of client-centered services including primary care, mental health, psychiatry, sexual health, pharmacy, case management, nutrition, clinical research, housing services and a food pantry. The Center is one of a handful of Federally Qualified Health Centers in the nation specializing in serving LGBTQ people.

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Manager of Nurse Case Management Services, Care Manager will provide medical care management and overall support services to patients while ensuring that case management services operate within industry standards and meets all contractual requirements and guidelines. The Care Manager must be a Registered Nurse and will work in collaboration with staff to implement, monitor and maintain a program under Division of HIV and STD Programs (DHSP) guidelines. This will include but not be limited to initial nursing assessments, chronic disease management/treatment protocols, referral process, authorization process, linkage to care and facilitation of client access to primary health care. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1) Serves as part of a multidisciplinary care team to provide a range of patient care services;

2) Collaborates with healthcare providers, case management staff, Health Services staff and outside organizations in planning, organizing, and implementing patient care plans for chronic disease management (e.g., HIV, Hepatitis C, Diabetes);

3) Provides oversight and support to the LVN Nurse Case Managers;

4) Ability to make independent and substantial decisions;

5) Provides outreach and ensures that clients are aware of services available; 

6) Works in collaboration with staff members to develop, implement and maintain an effective and efficient Utilization Management Program;

7) Collaborates with other team members to implement specialty referral guidelines and to determine patient’s eligibility for referral authorization, i.e., Medi-Cal/Medicare status;

8) Collaborates with staff members regarding the coordination of specialty referrals per clinic protocol to all specialty consultants and ancillary health care services;

9) Ensures that the nurse case management staff promotes continuity of care and follow-up of clients;

10) Serves as a liaison between specialist consultants and the Health Services department;

11) Develops materials and assists with health care education for client, partner and family members; 

12) Ensures that there is clear and concise communication, including case presentations, written progress notes, medication lists, summaries and reports;

13) Oversees the coordination services of outside agencies such as home health, hospital admissions and hospice care;

14) Supports the monitoring of specialist appointments for reconciling the funding, billing and reporting requirements;

15) Provides and oversees staff members who provide skilled nursing care to patients, including but not limited to administering medications, treatments and screening procedures as ordered and within the scope of practice of the license;

16) Performs and oversees assessments per Los Angeles LGBT Center, DHSP, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and other regulatory agency guidelines; 

17) Assists with staff training, development and mentoring;

18) Attends and participates in weekly staff meetings, case conferences, in-services and other meetings as assigned;

19) Complies with Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and all other applicable regulations;

20) Triages patients as needed;

21) Other duties as assigned;

JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

1) Knowledge of or experience working with the LGBTQ community and familiarity with issues of particular relevance to LGBTQ people;

2) A passion for the Center’s work and its mission to make the world a better place for LGBTQ people;

3) Holds current California Registered Nurse License;

4) 6-8 years of education, Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing, a plus;

5) Holds current AHA CPR Certification; 

6) AIDS Care Registered Nurse (ACRN) Certification Preferred;

7) Minimum of 3 years of experience in direct patient care; preferably in an ambulatory care setting;

8) Minimum of 2 years of experience in Case Management;

9) Experience in HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C and chronic disease care/management preferred;

10) Basic knowledge of HIV/AIDS, other infectious diseases and state/federal reporting requirements;

11) Ability to handle multiple tasks, be detail-oriented and maintain strict confidentiality of medical information;

12) Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, detail and interpersonal skills;

13) Computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office, word processing, electronic health records and other software systems;

14) Knowledge of quality assurance/management/improvement as well as DHSP and other regulatory standards including state/federal laws, rules and regulations;

15) Bilingual skills, a plus (English/Spanish fluency preferred);

16) Demonstrated ability to work effectively with people of diverse races, ethnicities, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expression, socio-economic backgrounds, religions, ages, English-speaking abilities, immigration status, and physical abilities in a multicultural environment.

The Los Angeles LGBT Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to fostering diversity within its staff. Applications are encouraged from all persons regardless of their race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, medical/physical/mental condition, pregnancy/childbirth and related medical condition, age, marital status, or veteran status.

Position: Care Manager #710226

Program: Nursing

Department: Health Services

Reports to: Manager of Nurse Case Management

Compensation: $87,000 Annually

Status: 100%, Full-Time, Exempt, Union

Probation: 180 days

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Salary

$87,000 - $87,000Annually

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision; also including Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403(b) Retirement Plan

Medical, Dental, Vision; also including Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, and a 403(b) Retirement Plan

Location

On-site
1118 N McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90038, USA

How to Apply

Please apply online and upload resume and cover letter.

Please apply online and upload resume and cover letter.

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