Centene Corporation Care Manager I (Social Work) in Tacoma, Washington
ProfessionalPosition Purpose: Perform care management duties to assess, plan and coordinate all aspects of medical and supporting services across the continuum of care for select members to promote quality, cost effective care.
Develop, assess and adjust, as necessary, the care plan and promote desired outcome
Assess the member's current health status, resource utilization, past and present treatment plan and services, prognosis, short and long term goals, treatment and provider options
Coordinate services between Primary Care Physician (PCP), specialists, medical providers, and non-medical staff as necessary to meet the complete medical socio economic needs of clients
Develop plan of care based upon assessment with specific objectives, goals and interventions designed to meet member's needs
Provide patient and provider education
Facilitate member access to community based services
Monitor referrals made to community based organizations, medical care and other services to support the members’ overall care management plan
Actively participate in integrated team care management rounds
Identify related risk management quality concerns and report these scenarios to the appropriate resources
Enter and maintain assessments, authorizations, and pertinent clinical information into various medical management systems
Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. 2+ years of social work experience in an acute care or community setting. Knowledge of government sponsored managed care programs preferred.
Licenses/Certifications: Current state’s LMSW or LCSW license.
Washington Licenses/Certifications: LMSW, LMHC or LCSW license. Chemical Dependency Professional (CDP) certification preferred.
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.
TITLE: Care Manager I (Social Work)
LOCATION: Tacoma, Washington
COMPANY: Clinical & Nursing
POSITION TYPE: Professional