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Medical Mgmt. Social Worker II - LMSW / LCSW

Managed Care Staffers Chicago Full-Time
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Medical Mgmt. Social Worker II - LMSW / LCSW Chicago


In order to meet the 8/5 start date, offers must be presented by 7/19/19. 


This position is responsible for working with members, member families and physicians on health issues including complex cases. Will assist the member and/or their family by identifying resource needs, including but not limited to financial, transportation and/or helping with locating support groups, as applicable. Evaluate the psychosocial and emotional needs of members with ongoing and/or situational medical concerns through coaching, education, and support for low acuity emotional needs. Coordinating referrals for behavioral health services when their emotional/mental health needs are more chronic in nature. Will assist the member in both inpatient or outpatient settings and will provide discharge planning assistance, as appropriate, during an inpatient stay. May travel to members home-settings to evaluate or coordinate treatment needs.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
•    Master Degree in one of the following Behavioral Health areas: Social Work, Psychology, Human Services, with current unrestricted clinical license/certification in good standing in the state(s) of operation
•    1 year of Utilization Management, Discharge Planning or Managed Care experience
•    Customer service oriented
•    PC proficiency to include Word, Excel, and database experience
•    Current valid driver’s license and transportation
•    Verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to remain at a work station and perform computer entry for long periods of time, as required
•    Skills to handle multiple priorities and manage communications professionally to achieve issue resolution with customers, employees, or management

PREFERRED JOB REQUIREMENTS:
•    Experience in managing complex or catastrophic health cases
•    2 years’ experience of direct clinical care to the consumer
•    2 years of utilization management, discharge planning or managed care experience
•    3 years of clinical practice experience, complex case management
•    Certified Case Management credentialing and /or ACM certification
•    Provider side insurance experience
•    Familiarity with ancillary services including Home Health Care (HHC) or Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
•    Current LCSW in The State of IL

Skills required

Psychotherapy
Behavioral Health
Long Term Care
Utilization Management
Mental Health
Therapies
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Managed Care Staffers is a leading professional staffing service providing only the highest quality personnel to help fill your administrative, and support personnel needs. We are dedicated to delivering first-rate staffing solutions with honesty and integrity. With our company’s well-established name in the Chicago area, and our ever-expanding outreach across the nation, we understand your administrative and support personnel needs. Our experienced team at Managed Care Staffers will work in close cooperation with you to fill your staffing requirements, providing only the most qualified personnel from individuals who know the managed care environment most.

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