Care Manager
Salud Family Health Centers - Fort Lupton, CO

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General Description of Duties: The Care Manager is responsible for coordinating the care of SALUD patients that are stratified as high risk', with emphasis on those enrolled in the Accountable Care Collaborative (ACC). The aim is to improve patient health and reduce health care costs. Their primary role will be developing comprehensive care plans that address the medical and social needs of each patient. The Care Manager will work closely with SALUD patients, SALUD clinics, local community hospitals, community members and partnering agencies. The Care Manager will work in a team-based approach, interacting with various staff members across departments, as well as supporting patients and their families to facilitate self-management, self-efficacy, and behavior change. The Care Manager will adhere to the spirit of the SALUD mission statement while performing assigned duties. Supervision Received: Works under the direct supervision of the Accountable Care Manager. Supervision Exercised: None Specific Duties: Assist in risk stratification of high risk Salud patients, with an emphasis on patients enrolled in the ACC. Make initial contact with patients assigned to the ACC. Assist in assessing patients medical, dental, behavioral, and social needs. Develop a comprehensive care program for patients, with referrals to internal and external resources. Provide care management, follow-up and support services to high risk Salud patients, with an emphasis on ACC patients. Assist patients with applying and accessing assistance programs. Provide on-going individualized support to patients in the ACC. Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications for Appointment: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Self-starter, able to work independently and flourish without extensive supervision. Detail oriented, able to coordinate and prioritize multiple responsibilities. Excellent organizational, data management and documentation skills. Ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary healthcare team including primary care providers, medical support staff, behavioral health workers and other healthcare professionals. Knowledge of community resources and application process. Good verbal and written communication skills. Computer knowledge and skills including proficiency in Microsoft office programs (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word). Willingness to learn new software programs and work processes. Working knowledge of office equipment such as copiers, scanners, digital cameras, fax machine, etc. Commitment to working with the underserved. Sensitivity to low income and ethnic minority community a must. Bilingual English/Spanish required. Education: Bachelor's Degree in social work or a health-related field, preferred. Experience: Experience in care management, patient navigation or social work experience preferred. Experience in a community health setting or with underserved populations preferred. Licensure/Certification: None needed

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