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Centene Corporation Manager, Care Management in Seattle, Washington

Position Purpose:

Perform duties to conduct and manage the day to day operations of the care management functions communicating with departmental and plan administrative staff to facilitate daily department functions.

  • Manage the delivery of services to members, ensuring services are appropriate and cost effective.

  • Ensure compliance with government and company requirements in the care management department. Develop and implement new procedures, regulatory filings and manage compliance issues.

  • Develop, implement, and oversee care management policies and procedures and give specific guidance to staff and departments as appropriate.

  • Develop, implement, and maintain care management programs to facilitate the use of appropriate services and resources in order to maintain the member in the least restrictive environment.

  • Direct the daily activities of care management staff. Facilitate on-going communication between case management staff, members, contracted providers, and subsidiaries.

  • Develop staff skills and competencies through training and experience.

  • Manage resolution of complaints, and assist in audits and evaluations related to the Long Term Care Program. If necessary, develop and implement corrective action plans.


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Nursing, Gerontology, related field or LPN/RN. Master's strongly preferred. 6+ of long term care related experience. Thorough knowledge of case and/or utilization management. Familiarity with Medicaid managed care practices and policies, CHIP, and SCHIP. Previous experience as a lead in a functional area, managing cross functional teams on large scale projects or supervisory experience including hiring, training, assigning work and managing the performance of staff.


Valid driver's license. LCSW, LMFT, LMHC or RN highly preferred.

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Manager, Care Management

LOCATION: Seattle, Washington

REQNUMBER: 1207497

COMPANY: Clinical & Care Management