The Care Management Coordinator is responsible for using established criteria to determine if inpatient admissions, outpatient services, home health or home infusion therapy services are medically necessary. The Care Management Coordinator follows cases through the review process determining medical necessity of continuation of services and the appropriateness of the treatment setting. The Care Management Coordinator is responsible for identification of high-risk members and recognizing members that may require discharge planning assistance or those that meet criteria for referral to Case Management or Quality Management.
Bachelor’s degree in Nursing and RN licensure that is unrestricted in the state of Mississippi required.
Excellent clinical thinking skills required.
Excellent oral/written communication skills are required.
Must have excellent organizational skills in order to successfully prioritize tasks and to ensure deadlines and benchmarks are consistently met.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule when required.
Must have above average PC skills and intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Master degree in Nursing preferred.
Background in Utilization Review in the health care field is preferred.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that is worth approximately one-third of the salary compensation. Our benefits program is among the best in the health care financing field. We are looking for employees who can bring their experience, expertise and dedication to work for our customers.