Case Manager – Specialty Care Clinic

Date Posted: Thursday, November 30,2023
Full Time

Pay Grade: H
Job Code: HCP121

 
Who we are. We protect lives. The Georgia Department of Public Health is the lead agency entrusted by the people of Georgia to proudly protect lives and promote healthy lifestyles in diverse communities statewide. We are committed to preventing disease, injury, and disability; promoting health and well-being; and preparing the State of Georgia for responding to disasters.

What we offer. As a member of the Georgia Department of Public Health team, you will join a passionate group of individuals who are dedicated to making an impact.  No matter your role, you will individually contribute to protecting the lives of all Georgians while receiving a wide range of benefits, so you can:

  • Make a Professional Impact – Build your career where it matters and protect lives in the community where you live, work, and play
  • Enjoy Workplace Flexibility – Experience flexibility in how you work so you can be your best self for you and Georgia Residents
  • Work with a Dynamic and Diverse Team– Collaborative and inclusive way of working where employees share ideas and leverage collective strengths
  • Achieve Career Longevity – Countless opportunities for continuous learning/development that support a long-term career
  • Take Part in a Hands-on Working Culture – Unique culture of active engagement and problem-solving, no matter your role
  • Feel Pride in Where you Work – Be part of making an impact in public health alongside dedicated people just like you

Currently, the Specialty Care Clinic of the Clarke County Health Department is seeking an individual to perform social services functions at an advanced level to HIV+ patients. Responsibilities include processing eligibility for Ryan White services; completion of complex psychosocial assessments; initial assessment of service needs, and development of a comprehensive, individualized service plan; treatment team participation, and treatment planning/monitoring. This individual will also serve as a liaison between patients and community resources and will assist patients with enrolling in medication assistance programs.

As a Case Manager within the Specialty Care Clinic at the Georgia Department of Public Health, you will join a dedicated group of public health professionals that help support the overall mission and vision of protecting lives of Georgian residents in a variety of ways.

Job Responsibilities

You will support the Department by utilizing your expertise to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Accomplishes clients’ care by assessing treatment needs; developing, monitoring, and evaluating treatment plans and progress; facilitating interdisciplinary approaches; monitoring staff performance.
  • Admits new clients by reviewing records and applications, conducting orientations.
  • Determines clients’ requirements by completing intake interviews; determining need for therapeutic medical, psycho-social, and psychiatric evaluations; reviewing therapist evaluations, treatment objectives, and plans.
  • Establishes treatment programs by setting schedules and routines; coordinating services being provided; arranging resources, including transportation and escort.
  • Monitors cases by verifying clients’ attendance; observing and evaluating treatments and responses; advocating for needed services and entitlements; obtaining additional resources; intervening in crises; providing personal support.
  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing case notes, logging events and progress.
  • Communicates clients’ progress by conducting weekly interdisciplinary meetings and evaluations; disseminating results and obstacles to therapeutic team and family; identifying treatment influences.
  • Prepares clients’ discharge by reviewing and amplifying discharge plans; coordinating discharge and post-discharge requirements; orienting and training family members; providing resources.
  • Improves staff competence by providing educational resources; balancing work requirements with learning opportunities; evaluating the application of learning to changes in treatment results.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND One year experience AND Eligibility to be licensed

OR

Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college or university AND Three years of experience in social service delivery OR One year at the lower level (HCP120) or position equivalent.

Annual salary $42,000 plus generous benefits include 13 paid holidays, annual and sick leave, health insurance, and retirement plans.

No phone calls or applications are accepted ONLINE ONLY through the link posted.