Consultant: Disease Risk Management

Johannesburg

Vacancy Details
REFERENCE NO.
SP3-5972
SYNOPSIS
An exciting opportunity for an analytical and attention-to-detail Disease Risk Management Consultant exists. The successful candidate will utilise their Clinical, Disease & Case Management experience to build effective relationships with our members telephonically. The position reports to the Service Manager: Disease Risk Management.
DESCRIPTION
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Contacting of members and building of positive relationships with the members to achieve positive outcomes.
Analyse and interpret reports, clinical results, and patient history information to provide an action plan per patient.
Ensure adherence to Scheme Rules on all authorisations and clinical updates
Effective handling of Internal/External Clinical Queries Communicate with members and service providers to address disease management matters
Assist with Health Risk Management Monitoring & Management of hospital re-admissions
Compile & submit detailed reports to the Scheme on costs and patient’s progress
Educate members on their chronic conditions via email or telephonically.
Support the Service Manager and HOD on any projects related to risk management.
REQUIREMENTS
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE SHOULD HAVE:

Grade 12
A Registered Nursing qualification
Disease Risk Management is essential
Sound knowledge of the Coding Systems: ICD10 & CPT4 Principles and sound knowledge of the Medical Aid Industry, Rules & Regulations, ISO and other related legislation
Excellent business writing & communication skills with exceptional telephone etiquette
Must have strong organisational awareness to anticipate the impact of actions on other groups.
Time Management & good administration skills
Effective conflict resolution skills and the ability to work under pressure
Must be a strong team player and results driven
Computer literacy (MS Office and Medical Administration system)
Kindly note that if you havent received feedback within 3 weeks of submitting your application, consider it as unsuccessful
POSITION TYPE
Permanent
WORK LEVEL
Mid-Level
SALARY
Market Related
INDUSTRY
Pharmaceutical And Medical/Healthcare
SALARY TYPE
Annually
PACKAGE
Cost To Company
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION
No
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION
Gauteng