Wellness Case Manager - Home Based (18 month contract) in Greater Toronto Area at Innomar Strategies

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

18 month contract


POSITION SUMMARY:


Under the direction of the District Manager, the Wellness Case Manager for the Program is responsible for providing medical support when patient or payer requests require medical background. The individual will work directly with the Personal Care Specialist, the Field Case Manager and patients providing proactive and seamless services with respect to the program by assessing the needs of each patient.   The WCM is responsible for guidance at the initial point of entry, maintenance calls & adherence support. The WCM utilizes several interactive tools/algorithms that case managers can use to assess and improve the patient's knowledge; identify patient motivation; techniques to minimize or remove assessed barriers and established concepts on motivational interviewing.


This service levels provide a clear differentiating factor between the program and other patient support programs resulting in increased patient program enrolment and improved patient outcomes. 


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Responsible for guidance at initial point of entry, maintenance calls and adherence support
  2. Provide support in on-boarding patients to the Program through phone
  3. Ensure appropriate medical documentation in the de case file, track and obtain information
  4. Provide medical support when patient or payer requests require medical background
  5. Provide support with calls confirming patients have started on treatment
  6. Provide assessments and reassessments when required and requested
  7. Identify areas for risk and foster proactive, continued quality of life improvement, including but not limited to psychological, life wellness type queries
  8. Support Personal Care Specialist with medically related patient issues/questions
  9. Adverse Event reporting
  10. Adhoc duties as assigned

Job Requirements

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Call Centre experience an asset
  2. Superior customer service skills
  3. Strong phone etiquette
  4. Strong negotiation skills
  5. Strong business acumen
  6. Strong analytical skills including ability to comprehend and communicate medical information.
  7. Proven teamwork abilities
  8. Ability to make decisions using sound judgment.
  9. Ability to work autonomously
  10. Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities at once
  11. Ensure consistent patient services resulting in continued access to therapy
  12. Ability to proficiently use computer and good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  13. Ability in dealing with ambiguity
  14. Superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  15. Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and in both French and English (oral and written) for the bilingual provinces.
  16. Ability to handle a high volume of inbound and outbound calls