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Licensed Social Worker LSW Case Manager - Home Health Care
Professional Edge Nursing • Burnsville, NC
Posted 1 day ago
PEN is hiring LSWs and RNs to join the exciting field of Home Health as Care Managers.
Our Care managers are empowered to use their skills and experience. You'll work with our supervisory team to ensure our members not only receive an excellent quality of care, but are also inspired to take a more active role in their own health care.
Care Manager Requirements
-Credentialed as a Licensed Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW) with at least one year of post graduate relevant care/case management experience (Licensure for both baccalaureate and master’s level social workers will be determined by state guidelines.).
-BA or MA level social workers who are not licensed will be considered on a case by case basis by our client, but must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant care/case management experience.
-LPN or LVN must have a minimum of 5 years of relevant care/case management experience.
-Certified Care/Case Manager (CCM) with at least 2 years of relevant care/case management experience will also be considered on a case by case basis by our client
-Other related disciplines such as Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Professional Counselors, Professionals with a BA or MA in Gerontology, Professionals with a BA or MA in Psychology, Sociology, Mental Health Counseling and Human Services and Counseling will be considered based on their level of relevant experience on a case by case basis by our client.
-Required, preferred experience will include Complex Care Management/Case Management/Managed Care experience, community based, and/or in-home visit experience.
-Experience working with geriatric, chronically ill, and/or functionally challenged populations is desirable.
-Desirable attributes of successful candidates include confidence, autonomous, self-starter, problem solver, solution-driven, prepared, organized, detail oriented, high standards of excellence, well educated, compassionate, objective, non-judgmental, resourceful, kind, caring, team player, team builder, open minded, sense of humor, intuitive, dedicated, creative, responsive, proactive, business savvy, strong communicator, understands family dynamics, and consummate professional.
-Valid driver’s license, car insurance, and access to a working automobile for home visits to member is required. -CM Information Sheet -Professional JPEG Photo -Professional Liability Insurance -Current Resume -Copy of Current RN or LSW License -Copy of Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Social Work (for unlicensed employee) -Copy of Geriatric Care Manager or Certified Care Manager Certificate -Attestation Letter for Monthly Background Check, Initial Drug Screen, and TB Assessment -Qualification Assessment (if applicable) Technology Requirements: -Ability to use a variety of electronic information applications and software programs. -Electronic medical records experience desirable. -Intermediate to Advanced computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel. -Excellent keyboard and web navigation skills. -Continual access to a secure computer for data entry. -High speed internet connectivity (DSL or cable modem; Recommended speed is 10Mx1M for optimal performance).
Responsibilities: -Establish a collaborative relationship with members to manage their overall physical, environmental, and psychosocial health. -Provide "best-in-class" comprehensive care management and assist our clients members - maintain their wellbeing in the comfort and familiarity of their own homes. -Identify health risks, gaps in medical care, and prevent and avoid unnecessary ER visits and hospitalizations. -Help members obtain medications as needed and understand medication procedures. -Teach members to understand and implement self-care requirements while developing an individualized interdisciplinary care plan. -Ability to access helpful resources, including a support network, as needed. -Access PCP care and follow- up as required. -Educate members on and identify the benefits of preventative health care, especially maintaining regular doctor appointments.HEDIS -Collaborate with other members of the "care team" and comply with all employee trainings as assigned. -Maintain HIPPA compliance.
Position Duties: -Conduct in home visits according to members program as listed by our client - 2x'smonthly - 1x visits - Telephonic call) -Conduct hospital/facility visits when authorized by our client -Facilitate conference calls between member, physician(s), and/or other members of the "care plan" team as needed. -Medication reconciliation for member with our clients pharmacist team. -Assess members’ environment, functional, psycho-social status, and financial well-being. -Identify and develop action plans to empower members to remain and thrive at home. -Connect members and their families with approved resources, services, and professional intervention with our client and in their community to address medical, legal, housing, insurance, and financial issues. -Provide coaching and educational materials to member and their family/caregivers. -Complete required paperwork and documentation within all required timeframes -Collaborate with other clients associates, across disciplines, and participate on interdisciplinary rounds. -Maintain professional care management responsibilities by setting appropriate boundaries, complying with CM Network expectations and productivity standards, and seeking managerial consults as needed. -Apply strategic and analytic thinking to address gaps in care.