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Disease Management Nurse Practitioner Program Manager

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Location: Little Rock, AR
Job Family: Medical
Req #: PS46335
Date Posted: Apr 20, 2021


SHIFT: Day Job

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Your Talent. Our Vision.  At Beacon Health Options, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies, it’s a powerful combination.  It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

For more than 30 years, Beacon Health Options has changed the way people live with behavioral health conditions. Today, we are the undisputed leader in behavioral health management, serving 37 million people across all 50 states. At Beacon, our mission is to help people live their lives to the fullest potential. Beacon offers superior clinical mental health and substance use disorder management, a comprehensive employee assistance program, work/life support, specialty programs for autism and depression, and insightful analytics to improve the delivery of care.

Position: Nurse Practitioner Manager
Location: Little Rock, AR

The Nurse Practitioner Manager is responsible for managing patient care and treatment in collaboration with the physician for a new disease management initiative. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversees Disease Management program which subsumes utilization review, case management/care coordination and disease management activities.
  • Evaluates and implements solutions and strategies to support program activities.
  • Evaluates industry best practices, medical research and other resources to develop clinical programs and tools which facilitate and support quality, cost-effective care. 
  • Directs the operations, which manages the care of all members with chronic health needs
  • Evaluates data and collaborates with health plan team members to develop new DM programs as indicated
  • Educates internal clinical staff on disease management program
  • Performs health assessments and preventative health measures within prescribed guidelines and physician instructions.
  • Orders, interprets and evaluates diagnostic tests to identify and assess patient’s clinical problems and health care needs.
  • Discusses case with physician. Formulates and documents care plan.
  • Oversees disease management staff


  • Education & Experience: M.S. in Nursing required; 5 years of related experience with clinical emphasis on disease management required; or any combination of education and experience which would provide an equivalent background
  • Licensure: Current, unrestricted RN license and NP license in the state of AR required


We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and has been named a 2019 Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran.  Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions.

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