Temporary CM Social Worker - Pediatric @ CenCal Health - Santa Barbara, CA

Temporary CM Social Worker - Pediatric

  • 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
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience

Required

5 years: Clinical work experience
Ability to clearly and effectively communicate and negotiate with members and families, physicians, and other health care providers
Experience working with children, Tri-Counties Regional Center, Foster Care, Child Welfare Services, etc.

Preferred

1 year: Case management experience