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    About the Position: This position is located at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), Director for Healthcare and Operations, Dept of Managed Care, Medical Mgt, Case Mgt in Bethesda, MD. Incumbent serves as a clinical case manager and patient advocate to meet individual and family comprehensive health needs. Work involves some walking, standing, bending, and carrying of light items. Parking at WRNMMC is very limited. The use of commuting alternatives is highly recommended.

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    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for identification and management of patients with targeted, high risk and high cost diagnoses.
    • Perform difficult and complex assessment, review, coordination, planning, monitoring, evaluation and analysis of cases on an expedited basis.
    • Interview and provide individual counseling, as needed.
    • Conduct comprehensive assessment of patients, to establish in detail and specificity, the nature of their care needs.
    • Participate in a multi-disciplinary team to develop a treatment plan to address all identified conditions and problems.
    • Serve as an advocate for patients, and their families, in obtaining services and support.
    • Coordinate with a patient-focused multidisciplinary team of clinicians to develop timeline protocols and high quality, affordable health care for selected case-managed patients and beneficiaries, facilitating desirable patient outcomes.
    • Identify strategies to improve patient access, reduce administrative burdens for DOD beneficiaries, and improve the cost effectiveness for the civilian/military health care delivery system.
    • Identifying assets to supplement the health plan coverage.
    • Responsible for supporting patients ranging from pediatric to the chronic elderly.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

  • Job family (Series)

    0610 Nurse

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