Health Net, Inc. is a publicly traded managed care organization that delivers managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. Its mission is to help people be healthy, secure and comfortable. Health Net, through its subsidiaries, provides and administers health benefits to approximately 5.4 million individuals across the country through group, individual, Medicare (including the Medicare prescription drug benefit commonly referred to as "Part D"), Medicaid, U.S. Department of Defense, including TRICARE, and Veterans Affairs programs. Health Net's behavioral health services subsidiary, Managed Health Network, Inc., provides behavioral health, substance abuse and employee assistance programs to approximately 4.9 million individuals, including Health Net's own health plan members. Health Net's subsidiaries also offer managed health care products related to prescription drugs, and offer managed health care product coordination for multi-region employers and administrative services for medical groups and self-funded benefits programs.
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The Supervisor of Disease Management will be responsible for oversight, day-to-day operations and financial management of the Disease Management Program and staff. The Supervisor will monitor and evaluate program operations and outcomes and will assist with program service delivery as needed. The Supervisor will coordinate with other Disease Management Department Staff as needed.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Oversees disease management program operations and staff management.
- Monitors and evaluates program processes. Provides staff training.
- Coordinates with other Disease Management staff and participates in meetings.
Disease-specific degree or related education.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Five years experience with disease specific education (preferably by phone).
- Prior management experience in disease management or medical setting desired.
As a government contractor, this position requires U. S. citizenship and proof of favorable adjudication following submission of Department of Defense form SF86 or higher security.
- Demonstrated understanding of goals of Disease Management Programs.
- Demonstrated knowledge of disease process and its management.
- Excellent customer service skills.
- Strong leadership skills.
- Ability to train/mentor staff.
- Understanding of behavior change and ability to motivate patients to change through knowledge and empowerment.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- Ability to work both independently and as a team member.
- Ability to demonstrate budget/expense management skills.
- Proven experience in program evaluation.
- Proficiency in Word, Excel, Access and Lotus Notes.
Any combination of academic education, professional training or work experience, which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
The following section describes the general physical requirements for this position. Please note that 'constant' refers to more than 81% of time; 'significant' refers to 40-80%; and 'moderate' refers to 20-40% of the time.
- Operates personal computers, printers, facsimile, telephones, copy machines and other commonly used office accessories/equipment.
- Exposed to confidential information and expected to maintain confidentiality at all times; must adhere to HIPAA rules and regulations.
- May be required to work outside of normally scheduled hours as mandated by the client, project and/or workload (e.g. evenings, weekends, and/or holidays)
- May be required to maintain established work pace, meet deadlines; may have last minute urgent requests.
- Physical activity may include: twisting, reaching, kneeling, bending, stooping, squatting, crawling, grasping, grabbing, pushing, pulling, repetitive motion, climbing, etc.
- Required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned.
- Required to have hearing ability to receive detailed information through oral communication
- Required to have speaking ability to express or exchange ideas.
- Constant concentration may be required on various subjects by listening, reading and thinking clearly.
Health Net, Inc. supports a drug-free work environment and requires pre-employment background and drug screening.
- Interaction with others may be required. May need to listen, think, and speak in order to interact with others. Business interactions and behavior between coworkers and/or external customers are required. This may require face-to-face or telephone interactions.
- Thinking at work may include listening, learning, analyzing, evaluating, and the ability to interpret what is seen and/or heard, or to link information from one issue to the next.
- Constant computer usage including typing and/or eye strain.
- Constant repetitive arm, wrist, hand and finger motions -- making repetitive movements (e.g. key boarding, filing, data entry).
- Constant phone usage; headsets may be required.
- Constant amount of time spent working in a loud office environment with frequent interruptions/distractions.
- Constant sedentary work (desk bound or seated).
- Constant reading is required via computer screen and/or bound printed materials.
Health Net and its subsidiaries are an Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D.
Health Net - 15 months ago