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Nurse Navigator

Kalkaska, MI

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Posted on February 19, 2019

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About Nurse Navigator

Job id : 6544-3699

 

Summary:
Nurse Navigators at Mary Free Bed are key members of the multi-disciplinary team that collaborates to provide concierge level member navigation services.  Within the c2health program the nurse navigator; assesses, plans, implements, evaluates, coordinates, directs, and delegates care for multiple insured members.  Using an individualized care approach, each nurse navigator develops relationships with insured employees and their families, that enhance the quality of care provided and directs others on the care team to do the same. 
 
The c2health program is a business model for self-insured companies that provides care navigation services to ease access to health care through a single-point concierge service.  Goals include fast and efficient access to care by the most appropriate provider and setting, single and personalized service for the insured, promoting awareness of cost and provider options, lower episodic costs, motivate members toward wellness and well-being, support best possible outcomes, and maintain high user satisfaction.
 
The c2health Nurse Navigator maintains current with clinical practice through continuing education, research, and program enhancement.

Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides care navigation services to insured employees and their family members:
    • Completes an initial assessment of current and past health history (physical, mental and psychosocial health) for each insured individual
    • Determine member health risk
    • Develops a plan of care to lessen and avoid worsening health risk
    • Determines potential future needs and develops a plan to address those needs
    • Receives telephone calls or other inquiries from the employee or family, evaluates the current problem and develops a plan of care accordingly
    • Collaborates with third party administrator (TPA) and other external service providers
    • Assists with accessing appropriate level of care
    • Follows up post access to care to evaluate outcomes
    • Provides oversight of chronic medical conditions
    • Researches best practice, high quality care
    • Investigates costs associated with all aspects of care (procedures, labs, medications, surgeries, etc.)
    • Coordinates referrals as needed
    • Researches information on health concerns
    • Advocates for the most appropriate care at the most appropriate time
    • Empowers members through information and support to make informed decisions
    • Communicate with members to promote participation in the development and execution of the plan of care.
  • Provides education to facilitate understanding of medical condition and treatment plan developed by medical team (primary care provider, specialist, etc.)
  • Guides members through their health care journey, simplifying the labyrinth of health care while being a liaison with; providers, insurance companies, health systems and supplier of health care to maximize cost, quality and satisfaction
  • Functions as an advocate and maintains confidentiality. Educate the member, the family, and members of the health care delivery team about treatment options, community resources, insurance benefits, psychosocial concerns, case management, etc., so that timely and informed decisions can be made.
  • Promote member self-advocacy, choice and self-determination. Educate members and their families regarding the appropriate use of health care services. Improve quality of care and maintain cost effectiveness on a case-by-case basis.
Mary Free Bed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or other legally protected characteristic.

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