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Field Relations Coordinator (asthma/health education) - The Health Plan

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Field Relations Coordinator (asthma/health education) - The Health Plan
    Talent Area: Professional - Non-Clinical
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Field Relations Coordinator
    Shift: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    Job ID: 408768

We are searching for a Field Relations Coordinator with asthma experience -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be responsible for deployment of team-based population management including developing and maintaining positive relationships with physicians, members and their families, and providers. This position interacts with physicians, members, caregivers, and care coordination team on a daily basis. This position is also responsible for assessments, coordination activities, referral, and linkage to community resources, monitoring and tracking outcomes.

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•   Develops and maintains satisfactory business relationships with participating providers
•   Assists participating providers with referrals to community resources, needed engagement with schools, and/or communication between providers
•   Reviews and interprets all relevant information with member/family and develops/initiates a care plan and self-management plan with family during an in-home assessment
•   Identify options and initiates collaboration with referral sources to ensure Member/family linkage to specialists, homecare providers, financial assistance, housing, meals, transportation, and other community resources as appropriate for Members with unmet needs
•   Identify options and initiate collaboration with referral source to ensure Member/family linkages financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement, and other community resources as appropriate
•   Provides for resolution and revision of plans on an ongoing basis as needs are identified, additional information is required, or problems are encountered
•   Ensures thorough communication and education to members/providers an understanding of delivery system capabilities to improve access and address member needs

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption

•   High school diploma or GED required (BSW or public health degree preferred)
•   Experience with asthma / health education preferred
•   CHW (Community Health Worker certification) preferred
•   Driver’s license and current auto insurance required (very little driving involved)
•   5 years’ experience in health care, local and state programs for children with disabilities or managed health care setting required
•   Bilingual in Spanish a plus
•   A Bachelor's degree may substitute for four (4) years of required work experience. A Master's degree may substitute for the five (5) years of required work experience

About Texas Children’s

Founded in 1996, Texas Children’s Health Plan is the nation's first health maintenance organization (HMO) created just for children. We provide STAR/Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to pregnant women, teens, children and adults in Houston and surrounding areas. Currently, the Health Plan has more than 375,000 members who receive care from our network of more than 1,100 primary care physicians, 3,200 specialists, and 70 hospitals. Texas Children's Health Plan is also the largest combined STAR/CHIP Managed Care Organization in the Harris County service area.

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Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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