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Case Manager, Social Work MSW LCSW Arlington, VA MD

Company: Kaiser
Location: Crofton
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary:

For members of a defined population, responsible for collaborating with the members of the health care team to facilitate the coordination of appropriate, cost-effective services that are consistent with members plan of care, help achieve his/her optimal level of independence, and enhance quality of life.
Essential Responsibilities:


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, problem identification, psychosocial assessment, financial counseling/referral, accessing community resources, placement for care, guiding the member through health-related legal processes, or consultation and support to other health care professionals.

Effectively manages and coordinates assigned caseload consistent with established criteria. Completes comprehensive psychosocial assessment to evaluate patient goals, social support systems, resources, health status, functional limitations, psychological status, environmental factors, and response to treatment so as to decrease inappropriate utilization of medical services.

In close collaboration with the nurse case manager and other members of the health care team, develops and monitors a plan of care designed to promote the members optimal level of functioning and enhance the quality of life.

Identifies, facilitates, and advocates appropriate organizational and community resources to meet the plan of care and ensures that they are implemented for in a cost effective, efficient, and timely manner.

Ensures consistent and reliable documentation of case management activities in compliance with all organization and department standards.

Analyzes patient and program outcomes to identify improvements in program, quality, and cost effectiveness of case management activities.

Facilitates application process for accessing local, state, and federally funded programs (e.g., Medicaid, Medicare, and Disability) and/or refers to appropriate community agencies in cases of suspected patient abuse/neglect when identified.

Provides supportive counseling and education to members, families and caregivers, members of the health care team, health plan staff, and the community, including end-of-life issues and Advanced Directives.

Promotes self-awareness and knowledge of current case management standards in the community and recent innovations in patient care. Maintains current knowledge of laws, regulations, and policies relating to the practice of social work in the local market/local agencies and maintains high social work standards as defined by the NASW Code of Ethics.



Basic Qualifications:
Experience


Minimum three (3) years of clinical experience plus two (2) years in case management required.

Minimum one (1) year of experience with the defined population required.


Education

Masters degree in social work (MSW) required.

License, Certification, Registration
This job requires credentials from multiple states. Credentials from the primary work state are required before hire. Additional Credentials from the secondary work state(s) are required post hire.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Certified (Maryland) within 6 months of hire


Licensed Clinical Social Worker (Virginia) within 6 months of hire


Independent Clinical Social Worker License (District of Columbia) within 6 months of hire


Case Manager Certificate within 36 months of hire


Additional Requirements:

N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience with computer software programs in a Windows environment preferred.Knowledge of community systems and resources in the defined service area preferred.Knowledge of regulatory issues for the Mid-Atlantic area preferred.




PrimaryLocation : Virginia,Arlington,Virginia Hospital Center
HoursPerWeek : 40
Shift : Day
Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
WorkingHoursStart : 08:30 AM
WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
Job Schedule : Full-time
Job Type : Standard
Employee Status : Regular
Employee Group/Union Affiliation : M38-UFCW-Local 400
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Category : Behavioral Health, Social Services & Spiritual Care
Department : Regional Office - UR-Discharge Planning - 1808
Travel : No
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.By applying, you consent to your information being processed by SonicJobs and transmitted to the Employer.
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Keywords: Kaiser, Baltimore , Case Manager, Social Work MSW LCSW Arlington, VA MD, Executive , Crofton, Maryland

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