Care Manager (MSW) - UNC Clinics - Lumberton
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Description Description: -UNC Health Alliance is UNC Health's
statewide clinically integrated network and population health
services organization. The mission of this team is to transform
healthcare delivery on behalf of more than 7,200 providers by
offering patient-centered solutions to populations covered under
alternative payment models. Joining this team means you will work
closely with providers, practices, payers, business leaders, and
community partners to improve the quality and accessibility of care
while lowering the cost of care for patients, payers, and
businesses. We are a growing team looking for top talent to help us
with creative solutions that improve patient care and help make
healthcare more affordable. Become part of an inclusive
organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is
to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we
serve. -Summary: -The Care Manager MSW is part of an integrated
healthcare team and provides behavioral health services in the form
of brief treatment and preventative care services for the Medicare
population in the form of Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) in the
outpatient primary or specialty care setting. Behavioral health
responsibilities include assessment, diagnosis of behavioral health
conditions using the DSM-V, brief treatment interventions,
monitoring, and evaluating of the patient's progress. The Care
Manager will conduct Medicare AWVs for eligible patients and
provide episodic care management for patients identified by the
practice. This position will also include providing ongoing support
and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning,
implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs.
The Care Manager performs business functions and participates in
compliance and quality performance improvement efforts to ensure
that care is safe and effective. The care manager must work
collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary care team to achieve high
quality, low cost outcomes for patient populations. -*This position
qualifies for a $4,000 commitment incentive, paid in four (4)
installments over a two (2) year commitment. Payment of $1,000 is
made after each six (6) month period of work completed. -** The
LCSW for this position will be embedded in the UNC Primary Care at
the Oaks, UNC Health and Specialty Care at the Oaks practices in
Lumberton, NCResponsibilities: -
1. Provides brief psychotherapy (up to 12 visits) for mental,
emotional, and behavioral conditions within the scope of practice
for a LCSW. -2. Provides Medicare Annual Wellness visits and care
management services in the ambulatory practice setting. Works
collaboratively with other care team members to develop and support
the patient's care plan. -3. Provides care management services in
the ambulatory practice setting. Works collaboratively with other
care team members to develop and support the patient's care plan.
-4. Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self, and
others. -5. Maintains compliance with established UNC policies and
procedures. -6. Maintains current knowledge and skills, and
practices to the full scope of licensure of a Licensed Clinical
Social Worker. -7. Maintains compliance with governmental and
private insurance billing and reimbursement guidelines. -8.
Utilizes motivational interviewing to identify barriers and
facilitate care plan compliance. Serves as a patient advocate,
supporting shared decision-making and the use of decision aids. -9.
Reviews and monitors patient outcomes, recommends changes in care
plan and implements population management interventions. -10.
Consistently achieves established productivity and performance
targets. -11. Appropriately documents consults and interventions in
the patient's electronic medical record. -12. Actively participates
in meetings, problem solving, goal setting, quality improvement and
patient satisfaction initiatives. -13. Professionalism -
Demonstrates flexibility and professionalism in a dynamic
environment with frequent re-ordering of priorities and
assignments. Uses critical thinking skills to evaluate and
prioritize rapidly changing demands. -14. May assist with
training/precepting as needed as assigned. -Other InformationOther
--- Requires Master's in Social Work.
--- LCSW required.
Professional Experience Requirements:
--- Three (3) years of broad clinical experience in the acute care
setting caring for patients with complex medical conditions
required. Experience in case management, utilization review,
quality management preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
--- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication capabilities.
Knowledge of care management and quality improvement principles.
Possess appropriate analytical skills to independently problem
solve and make decisions. Possess computer skills at a level
sufficient to effectively and efficiently use computer applications
common to a Patient Centered Medical Home practice.
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -NCHEALTHEntity: Health Alliance
Organization Unit: Pop Health-UNCPN Care Mgmt -Work Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:MorrisvilleExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
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