Associate Director of Long-Term Services and Support - Telecommute - Kansas
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Internal Number: 106784033
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Function is responsible for clinical operations and medical management activities across the continuum of care (assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating). This includes case management, coordination of care, and medical management consulting with a focus on LTC. Function may also be responsible for providing health education, coaching and treatment decision support for care coordination staff.
This position provides leadership to and is accountable for the performance of managers and/or senior level professional staff. Impact of work is most often at the operational or local business unit or market level. Requires current unrestricted RN, Social Worker or Psychologist licensure in applicable state.
If you are located in Kansas, you will have the flexibility to telecommute* as you take on some tough challenges.
You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.
Leadership of LTSS teams across the state
Ensure compliance with state, federal and NCQA regulations/guidelines
Leverage clinical acumen to provide guidance to staff on complex cases
Provide oversight and review of coordination of care (e.g. chronic condition management, utilization management and case management)
Achieve affordability targets through Nursing Home Diversion and Repatriation programs
Cultivate and deepen relationships with HCBS providers and state partner
Implementation of new programs/processes
Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
Unrestricted RN, Social Work or Psychology license in the state of Kansas
5+ years of experience in Leadership/Management of staff
5+ years of experience in Case Management
5+ years of experience presenting to senior leaders and external stakeholders
3+ years of experience with Care Management system implementations and or upgrades
Extensive experience with Policy and SOP development
Excellent writing skills
Intermediate-Advanced Microsoft Office suite to include, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Medicaid Managed care experience
Long Term Care knowledge/experience including HCBS Waivers
Experience with monitoring and improving clinical compliance
Experience with end to end process improvement
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*All Telecommuters will be required to adhere to UnitedHealth Group’s Telecommuter Policy
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