Organization: Kern Health Systems
Location: Bakersfield, CA
Date Job Posted: February 7, 2024
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Enhanced Care Management Justice Involved Liaison
Kern Family Health Care, 2900 Buck Owens Blvd., Bakersfield, California, United States of America Req #2288
We appreciate your interest in our organization and assure you that we are sincerely interested in your qualifications. A clear understanding of your background and work history will help us potentially place you in a position that meets your objectives and those of the organization. Qualified applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, or any related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, gender expression, military status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability (mental or physical).
KHS reasonably expects to pay starting compensation for the position of Enhanced Care Management Justice Involved Liaison in the range of $41.08 – $53.27 hourly.
Our Mission.. Kern Health Systems is dedicated to improving the health status of our members through an integrated managed health care delivery system.
Under the direction of the Enhanced Care Management (ECM) Leadership, the Kern Health Systems (KHS) ECM Justice Involved (JI) Liaison will serve as the KHS lead point of contact for Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), Correctional Facilities, County Mental Health Plans (MHPs) and other County entities to ensure that the internal and external goals and strategies of the Justice Involved Initiative are in alignment.
The Justice Involved (JI) Liaison will be a subject matter expert of Enhanced Care Management specifically in the Justice Involved (JI) Population of Focus (PoF) including children and youth, pre-release services, understanding of Medi-Cal benefits and the concept of embedded/in-reach provider services and re-entry in the community.
The Justice Involved (JI) Liaison will be responsible for the cultivation and maintenance of effective relationships with relevant County partners to meet the needs of the Justice Involved (JI) population. Essentially, being the point person for the facilitation, implementation and troubleshooting of requirements and regulations as delineated by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).
The purpose of this position is to provide support to the Enhanced Care Management team for the implementation of, compliance to and the program operationalization of the Justice Involved Initiative and all its core components for participating ECM sites.
MAJOR DUTIES & REQUIREMENTS:
CORE COMPENTENCIES / KNOWLEDGE & SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Master’s degree in social work, Public Health, Psychology, or closely related field from an accredited institution required.
Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with the Justice Involved (JI) population, to include working with adults, children, and youth. Preferred experience performing or facilitating coordination of services preferably in an HMO, Managed Care or County Mental Health setting.
Possession of valid CA driver’s license and proof of State required auto liability insurance. Required Travel Up to 50%
Bilingual (English/Spanish Preferred)
We are an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis.