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Case Manager Life Center

Gila River Health Care Sacaton, AZ
  • Expired: August 31, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Gila River Indian Community Members Only

 

Provides brief counseling and case management services for GRHC patients diagnosed with Diabetes.


  • Provides supportive and brief counseling services to people with Diabetes.
  • Determines appropriate referral services based on the treatment plan negotiated with each patient.
  • Routinely reviews patient progress toward the Diabetes Standards of Care; standards to which the applicant will be oriented upon hire.
  • Conducts patient visits according to the needs of the patient to provide brief counseling and case management services as well as monitor the patient’s progress toward negotiated treatment goals.
  • Maintains routine contact with all patients on their caseload, whether by telephone or through face-to-face visits, and matches the intensity of engagement to the level of patient need.
  • Manages and oversees coordination of assigned case load to ensure delivery of all covered services identified for continuity of care.
  • Performs assessment of patient, develops treatment/care plan to meet determined care needs, and revises care plan as appropriate using a strengths based, client centered, family focused, culturally responsive and collaborative approach.
  • Documents all patient contacts (telephone calls, office and home visits, consultations with medical staff, etc.) in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with program policies and procedures.
  • Utilizes weekly individual and group supervision, understanding that all Diabetes Case management work is under the direct supervision of the Lead Case Manager.
  • Serves as a primary contact to patients and patients’ families to ensure delivery of effective and appropriate services.
  • Works closely and cooperatively with supervisors and peers to review and/or revise standards, policies and procedures, based on evolving understandings of the services needed by our patient population.
  • Performs the role of social work advocate by receiving patient complaints and assisting the patient to work through appropriate channels to resolve issues related to their care.
  • Participates in GRHC and departmental orientation, on the job training and quality assurance programs/initiatives required by GRHC, Life Center Director, or Diabetes Case Management Team.
  • Demonstrates an interest in professional growth and development, as evidenced by active participation in continuing education opportunities provided by the Lead Case Manager, GRHC, or other training resources.

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or closely related field, required
  • At least 2 years previous counseling experience, required
  • Current valid State of Arizona driver’s license, required
  • Fingerprint clearance to work with children upon hire, required
  • Arizona state licensure (LMSW or LPC) strongly preferred
  • Familiarity with social work case management, preferred
  • Experience working with the Native American population, preferred

Gila River Health Care

Address

Sacaton, AZ
USA