Centene Corporation Long Term Care Specialist ** Highly Desired MSW ** in Woodland Hills, California

HourlyPosition Purpose: Responsible for assessing and triaging needs based upon assessments completed for long term and support services, and assisting Members by facilitating their needs, and by providing appropriate referrals.Demonstrates regular, reliable and predictable attendance.Ensure LTSS Members admitted to nursing facilities or rehabilitative institutions are assessed timely for appropriateness to relocate to community.Ensure the review of completed health risk screenings, transition plans of care, and other assessments to determine appropriate level of referral and appropriate level of service delivery.Oversee coordination of all relocation activity including assessment, discharge planning and coordination with assigned case manager.Ensure timely entry of assessment data in identified systems.Serve as primary point of contact for nursing facility staff, relocation contractors, and other service providers for issues surrounding relocations.Level and assign to appropriate service coordination teams and/or disease management vendors within established timeframes.Attend medical necessity fair hearing.Conduct and collaborate a thorough and sound clinical and functional review of member’s needs with a focus on safety and quality of the care pre and post transition from the nursing home.Ensure compliance with all required reporting according to contract, regulatory and company policy guidelines.Able to travel up to 50% of the time.Education/Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Gerontology, or Human Services related field or equivalent experience• 5+ years of related experience• Bilingual preferred - Spanish License/Certification:• Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse• Valid driver's license, LPN or RN preferred • MSW - Master of Social Worker highly preferred and a plus! Government Security/Clearance/Citizenship Requirements:Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.

TITLE: Long Term Care Specialist * Highly Desired MSW *

LOCATION: Woodland Hills, California

REQNUMBER: 1098048

COMPANY: Health Insurance Operations

POSITION TYPE: Hourly

Centene is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.