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Social Work Medical Case Manager, Foster Care

Baltimore, MD

Posted: 09/14/2018 Employment Type: Full Time Industry: Other Job Number: A

Nonprofit - Social Services
Primary Responsibilities

  • Coordinate holistic healthcare for children in MATCH program by partnering with the foster parents, child welfare caseworkers, biological parents, managed care organizations, and healthcare providers
  • Ensure the healthcare needs of all children in foster care are being met in a timely manner.
  • Identify children at risk for health issues/exacerbation of illness and monitor closely.
  • Serve as the resource person for handling complicated mental health issues of children on their team
  • Provide resources and education to children and caregivers to maintain wellness
  • Attend Case Assignment Meetings
  • Assign New Entrant Cases
  • Complete home visits as necessary to assess children's health needs and provide education to caregivers
  • Assist foster care families with navigating the HealthChoice system in establishing a medical home for foster care child(ren)
  • Prioritize care and contacts based on urgency-including ability to multi-task with accuracy
  • Document case management assessments, activity, treatment plans and resolutions in CHESSIE and the MATCH database.
  • Participate in Family Involvement Meetings as required
  • Participate in staff, community, professional and inter-agency meetings and conferences.
  • Other job duties as assigned

 

 


Qualifications

  • A Master's degree in social work from an accredited college/university
  • Current licensure as a LGSW or LCSW-C in the State of Maryland with clinical experience and not seeking clinical supervision
  • A minimum of one year related experience
  • Relevant clinical experience providing services to families and children, preferably in a public health/community setting
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Well developed interpersonal & communication skills
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Computer literate specifically MS Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

Rachel Amarti

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