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MSW / LPN Pediatric - Program Specialist II - Social Work

Company: Sunshine State Health Plan
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Position Purpose:Conduct screening and risk assessment interventions per program guidelines. Act as primary liaison for members and staff. Assist with aspects of the members 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, members family and managing physician
  • Development of plan specific literature and education materials in conjunction with medical director and corporate oversightEducation/Experience:
    Bachelors degree in Social Work, Nursing, Health, Behavioral Science or equivalent experience. Masters 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.

    Valid drivers license, except not required for Indiana. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) preferred.

    For Sunshine Health (FL): Employees supporting Florida's Childrens Medical Services (CMS) must be a Florida licensed registered nurse with a minimum of two years of pediatric experience, Florida licensed practical nurse with a minimum of four years of pediatric experience, or a Masters degree in social work with a minimum of one year of related professional pediatric care experience.

    *Caseload: Pediatrics (newborn to 21)
    *Location - BrowardCounty, FL (Must reside in or near the listed counties.)
    *Work-from-home case management role with indefinitely suspended home visits due to COVID-19.

    Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Sunshine State Health Plan, Fort Lauderdale , MSW / LPN Pediatric - Program Specialist II - Social Work, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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