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Pediatric CM Social Worker - Bilingual Required, Santa Barbara, CA


CenCal Health

Social Worker

Santa Barbara, CA

March 4, 2019


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Description

  • Responsible for the member-centered assessments/reassessments, covering psychosocial, rehabilitation, and environmental concerns
  • Based on needs identified in an assessment, arranges, coordinates, and monitors services from different providers to serve member needs
  • Conduct follow-up; monitor member’s needs and care plan; identify and develop support system for the member
  • Assist CCS members and their families with transition care planning from age 16 until 21 when members age out of CCS
  • Evaluate the potential member as a total person and identify the functional limitations that impede independent living
  • Provide resources and linkages to crisis management
  • Develop individualized, member-centered care plans
  • Consult with the Nurse Care Manager as warranted on medical issues
  • Refer members to specialized programs, such as TCRC, ADMHS, Public Health
  • Consult and cooperate with community systems to facilitate linkage, referral, advocacy, and follow up with the focus on attaining care plan goals
  • Recommend improvements for the member’s functional level
  • As necessary, perform home visits to ascertain home situation
  • Maintain an active caseload providing interventions as needed within area of expertise and limits
  • Maintain a high level of ethical conduct and adhere to HIPAA and confidentiality regulations
  • Participate in continuing education activities, remaining knowledgeable in area(s) of expertise
  • Participate in CCS Medical Therapy Unit Conferences and address identified psycho-social issues of members and their families
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Motivations

Preferred

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Education

Required

  • Masters or better in Social Work or related field.

Experience

Required

  • Bilingual - Spanish, both written and oral
  • Experience with providing services and addressing problems of children and young adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs
  • 5 years: Clinical work experience in the pediatric public health field

Preferred

  • 1 year: Experience in case management and care coordination
  • 1 year: Experience in a managed care or health plan setting with Medi-Cal or Medicaid

Licenses & Certifications

Preferred

  • Clinical Social Worker

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