Position Purpose: Work with Foster Care members, Medical Consenters, Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) staff, Caregivers, PCP's and Service Managers to coordinate access to behavioral health services and community resources.
Identify special needs members through the completion of health screens and other resources
Work with community outreach/member advocates to coordinate member care
Educate PCP's, members, medical consenters, and caregivers on behavioral health issues including symptoms, relapse prevention, stress reduction and healthy lifestyle choices
Educate members with special needs to foster compliance with program and positively impact outcomes
Assist with development of plan specific literature and education materials in conjunction with medical director and corporate oversight
Facilitate access to behavioral health services, including assisting with locating providers and scheduling appointments as necessary
Assist DFPS with accessing and organizing medical information as needed
Coordinate the sharing of health information between providers and other programs
Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or equivalent experience. 2 years of experience in managed care and/or behavioral healthcare setting. Experience with pediatric conditions, patients with special needs, social services for children, DFPS or child welfare system preferred.
Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.