Care Management Nurse LVN - Community Health Choice
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 159034
JOB SUMMARY: Under the direction of a Registered Nurse the License Vocational Nurse (LVN) provides telephonic services to Community Health Choice (CHC) Members and their families for purposes of, identifying members with special health needs and available resource assistance. Work with the member or the member's legal representative to develop a service plan. Monitor members with special healthcare needs as per HHS guidelines. Monitor members in the Lock In and ED Programs. Make referrals to other departments as needed. Works closely with RN Case Managers, Team Leads and Managers of Care Management to coordinate care for members.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: License Vocational Nurse currently licensed in the state of Texas Work Experience: 1 year managed care experience Equipment Operated: Computer literate with knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract) Bilingual Skills Required? Languages: Bilingual (English and Spanish) preferred Writing /Composing Correspondence / Reports
Other Skills: Medical Terms P.C. MS Word MS Excel
Advance Training Specialty: License Vocational Nurse Certification
Work Schedule: Flexible
5. Other Requirements: Microsoft Office Suite, filing, telephone skills, working independently. Bilingual (English and Spanish) strongly preferred
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.