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Case Management Social Worker, Santa Barbara, CA


CenCal Health

Social Worker

Santa Barbara, CA

September 23, 2019


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Pediatric CM Social Worker

Clinical or Medical PEDIA01190
Posted: August 15, 2019
Full-Time
Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Job Details

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

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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