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Anthem, Inc. Nurse Case Mgr I in Columbia, Missouri


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Nurse Case Manager I Hours: 8:00-5:00 PM CST Monday through Friday Locations: W@H; must reside in the Springfield or Columbia, MO area

RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for care management within the scope of licensure for members with complex and chronic care needs by assessing, developing, implementing, coordinating, monitoring, and evaluating care plans designed to optimize member health care across the care continuum. Performs duties telephonically. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: - Ensures member access to services appropriate to their health needs. - Conducts assessments to identify individual needs and a specific care management plan to address objectives and goals as identified during assessment. - Implements care plan by facilitating authorizations/referrals as appropriate within benefits structure or through extracontractual arrangements. - Coordinates internal and external resources to meet identified needs. - Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of the care management plan and modifies as necessary. Interfaces with Medical Directors and Physician Advisors on the development of care management treatment plans. - Negotiates rates of reimbursement, as applicable. - Assists in problem solving with providers, claims or service issues. - Assists with development of utilization/care management policies and procedures.


QUALIFICATIONS: - Requires a BA/BS in a health related field;3-5 years of clinical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. - Current, unrestricted RN license in applicable state(s) required. - Certification as a Case Manager is preferred. - Managed Care experience preferred, not required. - Computer proficiency; ability to manipulate multiple screens - Experience with high risk members preferred.