Benefis Health Systems HCBS Social Work Case Manager (Billings, Roundup, Miles City, Sidney Areas) in Billings, Montana

Job Description

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.

Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements:

Bachelor degree in social work or psychology, sociology, or other field related to social work, and

Three (3) years of social work experience in a health care setting

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.

About Us

Benefis Health System

The medical and professional staff at Benefis is wholly committed to delivering aware-winning, comprehensive patient care. With a patient community of nearly 230,000 and a vast service area, we are the major referral hospital for the northcentral Montana region. But if you take a closer look, you'll see that we're much more than a hospital. Benefis is an entire health system, including a cancer institute, bariatric institute, heart and vascular institute, orthopedic center, senior care center, home health, health and wellness facility and much more.

Great Falls

Great Falls, Montana, rest on the high plains along the Rocky Mountain Front and is centrally located between Glacier National Park to the north and Yellowstone Park to the south. Residents thrive on our wide-open spaces, small town feel and big city services. A warm welcome awaits you in Great Falls.

Date Posted: Posted 1 month(s) ago

Job Family: PROF

Location: Billings, Montana