HCBS Social Worker Case Manager - Bozeman, MT
Company: Benefis Health System
Posted on: January 4, 2019
Work in a multi-disciplinary approach to plan, coordinate, monitor, and supervise the provision of services to the consumers enrolled in the Home and Community Based Services Program.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Promote consumer right to self determination. Performs accurate and comprehensive assessments of consumer needs. Ensures that changes in consumer status are communicated to other team members in a timely manner. Coordinates care planning with the HCBS nurse to determine services to be provided based on identified consumer need and to facilitate optimal consumer outcomes. Monitor service delivery. Maintain fiscal responsibility to the Department. Assist consumers with determining the most efficient use of the HCBS Program. Identify and participate in the development of community resources to support consumers in the home. Establish rapport with consumers, families/caregivers, agencies, medical professionals, Regional Program Officers, and the other case management providers. Act as liaison for consumers, families/caregivers, and their health care professionals. Work under time lines as designated by HCBS Supervisor and/or the Department for the most appropriate completion of job functions in relation to consumer and Department needs. Maintain consumer records as dictated by the Department and the HCBS Supervisor. Adheres to all applicable laws, regulations and standards with working knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations and eligibility requirements. Completes and submits necessary documentation in accordance with policy and applicable regulations. Maintains current knowledge of community resources. Identifies and accesses appropriate external and internal resources to meet consumer and/or family needs and to facilitate optimal consumer outcomes. Miscellaneous duties as assigned. Demonstrates the ability to deal with pressure to meet deadlines, to be accurate, and to handle constantly changing situations. Demonstrates the ability to deal with a variety of people, deal with stressful situations, and handle conflict. Professional Requirements: Adheres to dress code. Completes annual educational requirements. Maintains regulatory requirements. Wears identification while on duty. Maintains confidentiality at all times. Attends department staff meetings as required within the department. Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work in designated time. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities. Coordinates efforts in meeting regulatory compliance, federal, state and local regulations and standards Communicates and complies with the Benefis Health System Mission, Vision and Values as well as the focus statement of the department. Complies with Benefis Health System Organization Policies and Procedures. Complies with Health and Safety Standards and Guidelines.
Bachelor degree in social work or psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work, and
Three years of social work experience in a health care setting preferred.
Knowledge of case management methods, practice, and procedure.
Knowledge of the application of diagnostic and crisis intervention skills.
Knowledge of issues and needs of long term care consumers.
Prior knowledge of managing a budget.
Knowledge of human behavior, disabilities, and the aging process.
Community Information: Great Falls has a city population of 60,000, with a draw of over 275,000 people in north central Montana. We experience mild winters and enjoy blue skies over 300 days per year. Great Falls is a wonderful and safe place to raise a family, with nationally ranked public schools and an average commute of under 12 minutes, making the quality of life in Great Falls unsurpassed in the Rocky Mountain West. Additionally, the Missouri River, a blue-ribbon fly-fishing destination, runs through the middle of town. Outdoor activities include camping, hiking, horseback riding, water and snow skiing, rock and ice climbing, boating, whitewater kayaking, off-road motorsports, upland bird and waterfowl hunting, and big-game hunting.
Benefis Health System: This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional health system in a state that is well known for its beautiful four seasons and outdoor lifestyle. While enjoying the last best place, you'll have the added benefit of having access to Benefis Health System, one of the state's most modern and progressive healthcare facilities with 500+ beds and over 270 employed medical staff members representing more than 40 specialties. Our state-of-the-art facilities and cutting-edge technologies make Benefis an exceptional working environment and one of the "150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare" five years in a row.
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