Foster Care Liaison

Centene Corporation Champaign , IL 61822

Posted 2 months ago

Position Purpose:

Coordinate services between Foster Care staff, primary care physician (PCP) specialist, health plan case management team, and other medical and non medical providers as necessary to meet the complete medical socio-economic needs of member

Perform member outreach, evaluation, and assessment

Collaborate with case management team to make recommendations and referrals on necessary care plans

Identify, recommend, and provide training for patients and foster child guardians.

Collaborate with the Department of Social Services to review service plans for child foster care members and make referrals to case management. Responsible for care coordination to ensure access to needed social, community, medical and behavioral health services.

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Nursing, Health, Behavioral Science or equivalent experience. 2 years of experience working within a social service agency and/or advocacy environment. Previous Child Welfare experience or work with at-risk youth is preferred.

License/Certification:

Valid driver's license. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) 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.


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