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Addictions Caseworker, Corrections

Company: Baystate Medical Center
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Summary: This position provides case management services to patients. Executes case management/adherence activities to help patients remain in care. Gathers, pursues and follows through with obtaining information pertinent to the clients' situation. Provides individualized counseling, initiates and engages telephone contacts, disseminates relevant and timely information, provides linkages and outreach services which connect clients with community services as needed. Participates as a team member by assisting co-workers as necessary to meet case management and program objectives.Job Responsibilities: 1) Demonstrates proficiency in knowledge and operation of current documentation system and CIS documentation system to retrieve and accurately enter appropriate clinical information.2) Assess insurance needs, and provide assistance as required to obtain appropriate insurance coverage. Works with agency Program, proactively assisting patients in obtaining data needed and completing application process bi annually.3) Initiate and complete initial assessment and service plan, working with individual to identify SMART Goals, Complete biannual reassessments, goals and case review4) Demonstrates a knowledge of community agencies, and activiely maintains professional contacts with them. Responsible for referrals and communication with said community agencies including dental, residential and financial assistance programs.5) Maintain patient files assuring completeness and competency with all required documentation6) Attends meetings that provide education, support and guidance to increase knowledge and work skills.7) Is community oriented; has solid knowledge of local service networks and available resources in the community Working with Nurse Case Manager and Providers, completes any and all referrals for social services offered by community based agencies8) Performs home visits, in patient visits and outreach that includes communication with patient, providers and family during hospilization and at time of discharge. Ensures patients identified by provider as lost to care will be reconnected to care9) Responsible to attend and participate in State and Federal site visits and chart reviewsRequired Work Experience: 1) Three years of relevant experiencePreferred Work Experience: 1) None listedSkills and Competencies: 1) Bilingual (English/Spanish) skills, written and verbal, preferred2) Computer literate3) Excellent phone skills required4) Knowledge of medical insurance5) Must demonstrate excellent organizational skills6) Able to drive to community home visitsYou Belong At BaystateAt Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.Education:Associates of Science: Human Services, GED or HiSET (Required)Certifications:Driver License - OtherEqual Employment Opportunity EmployerBaystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Baystate Medical Center, Springfield , Addictions Caseworker, Corrections, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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