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Program Specialist II (Social Worker)

Centene Corporation Type Full time Posted 8/25/2014
Salary - n/a - Starts 9/18/2014
IL - Illinois (All) - Westmont Referral - n/a -    
Description
Position Purpose: Conduct screening and risk assessment interventions per program guidelines. Act as primary liaison for members and staff. Assist with non medical aspects of the member’s care, including referrals to community resources.

  • Identify special needs members through the completion of health screens and other resources
  • Work with community outreach/member advocates to coordinate member care
  • Educate providers and community resources on program components and available support services
  • Educate members with special needs to foster compliance with program and positively impact outcomes
  • Conduct site visits as appropriate for programs and provide support to other special programs
  • Develop and modify care plans in conjunction with member, member’s family and managing physician
  • Development of plan specific literature and education materials in conjunction with medical director and corporate oversight

  • Qualifications

    Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Nursing, Health, Behavioral Science or equivalent experience. Master’s degree in Social Work preferred. 4 years of community experience in directly managing and integrating the social/community needs of the members. Experience in a managed care environment or working with people with disabilities and vulnerable populations who have chronic and complex conditions.

    License/Certification: Valid driver's license. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) preferred.