Performs case management/service coordination activities that enable Cook Children's Health Plan members with chronic conditions or complex needs to achieve an optimal level of health and independence through advocacy, assessment, planning, communication, education, resource management, care coordination, collaboration, and service facilitation. This is an office-based position with required field work. Driving and in home visits are required up to 75% of the time. Some weekends may be required to meet member needs.
Education and Experience:
Requires a Master of Social Work degree.
Two (2) years of experience working with vulnerable populations and people with chronic or complex conditions.
Strong skills in medical record review and/or behavioral health assessment is vital. Prior MCO experience a plus.
Must possess the ability to function in an interdisciplinary, team environment.
Self-starter with the ability to be effective in a large, complex and highly matrixed organization is a must.
Need to possess the ability to focus on both the details and the "big picture" simultaneously.
Bilingual English and Spanish a plus.
Required skills: relationship-building, effective written and verbal communication skills that allow clear and concise presentation of conclusions and recommendations to a variety of audiences, critical thinking and problem-solving, ability to plan and organize effectively, proficient in typing and in use of computer applications (Excel and Outlook).
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Licensed Master Social Worker (or LCSW). Current, unrestricted Texas license.
Internal Number: 42847
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.