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Behavioral Health Discharge Planner - Remote Available

Company: Sunflower State Health Plan
Location: Olathe
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

You could be the one who changes everything for our 25 million members. Centene is transforming the health of our communities, one person at a time. As a diversified, multi-national organization, you 'll have access to competitive benefits including a fresh perspective on workplace flexibility.

Position Purpose : Manage the coordination, planning, and placement resolution for all inpatient admissions in the assigned service area. Work directly with the hospital staff, other agencies, Foster Care members, Medical Consenters, Caregivers, Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to facilitate and coordinate access to behavioral health services and community resources and to ensure timely and clinically appropriate discharge plans are developed and implemented.

Impact complex systems of care through coordination efforts to ensure timely placement of children who have stabilized at the inpatient level of care

Educate providers, members and their families on behavioral health issues including symptoms, relapse prevention, stress reduction, lab work, and healthy lifestyle choices

Conduct outreach and education with varied stakeholders including hospital clinical teams, DFPS, child-placing agencies and outpatient providers to facilitate and ensure the development of timely and appropriate discharge plans

Appropriately document discharge planning outcomes and barriers; help identify and interpret any trends including systemic issues, access or placement needs and recidivism, and implement interventions to impact negative trends

Assist DFPS with accessing current medical information as needed

Facilitate access to behavioral health services, including assistance with locating providers and scheduling appointments as necessary

Coordinate the sharing of health information between providers and other programs

Document all interactions and coordination efforts with both internal and external customers in the Care

Enhance Clinical Management Software (CCMS) online file system

Our Comprehensive Benefits Package:

Flexible work solutions including remote options, hybrid work schedules and dress flexibility

Competitive pay

Paid Time Off including paid holidays

Health insurance coverage for you and dependents

401(k) and stock purchase plans

Tuition reimbursement and best-in-class training and development

Education/Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent experience.

2+ years of related social work or behavioral health experience with solid clinical knowledge and experience with the treatment planning process.

Experience with the state's Foster Care system preferred.

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.

Keywords: Sunflower State Health Plan, Olathe , Behavioral Health Discharge Planner - Remote Available, Other , Olathe, Kansas

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