We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Integrated Care Coordinator/Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) to join the staff of a healthcare association in the Montgomery, AL area!
The Integrated Care Coordinator/LCSW has primary responsibility for providing leadership, training and assistance to health centers related to clinical and operational quality improvement to better coordinate primary, behavioral, and related care and services for patients served by community health centers. The LCSW will work with the care team on enhancing prevention and management of chronic disease through an integrated model of care. The Integrated Care Coordinator/LCSW will engage primary care and behavioral care providers across a multidisciplinary team to ensure services are provided in a patient-centered manner, which leverages available resources to meet the needs of the patient within the context of a medical home.
Additional activities will include:
- Identify high risk, high cost, or high utilization cases.
- Assess, identify, and leverage community resources and funding to facilitate care integration and coordination develop and/or coordinate plans of treatment and appropriate prevention and management of disease.
- Coach member organizations in applying federal and state standards into clinical and operational practices.
- Provide assistance on how to incorporate clinical data and other related quality improvement information to improve patient care and clinical outcomes.
- Provide technical assistance to health centers to meet PCMH national accreditation standards, federal compliance requirements, and QI reporting requirements.
Qualified candidates for the Integrated Care Coordinator/LCSW will meet the following requirements:
- Minimum of three years of experience in quality improvement in a healthcare field
- Master’s degree in social work required
- Active license in social work required
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Able to travel in-state up to 60% of the time with own transportation
- Root-cause analysis experience required
- Excellent written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work as a liaison with primary care providers, administrative and support staff, government agencies, grantors, managed care and other health care organizations to coordinate quality measurement and performance activities.
- Ability to communicate with people from a variety of socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds.
- Ability to conduct training and to conduct effective presentations.
- Familiarity with legal terminology and liability issues and ability to handle ethical or risk management issues.
This is a Direct Hire opportunity.
Salary for this position starts at $60,000 and will adjust depending on experience.
All offers of employment are dependent on a background check and drug test.