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Social Work Case Manager (FHC) - Benign Hematology/Sickle Cell

  • Job ID: 624220515
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours: Monday - Friday, Daylight
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: University of Pittsburgh Physicians
  • Department: Benign Hematology
  • Location: 3601 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15213
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $22.08 to $36.02 / hour

Description

Purpose:
Provide patients of the Benign Hematology and Sickle Cell program with support and assistance in accessing resources and programs. Assist in the overall physical and mental health of patients by coordinating care. Collaborating with behavioral health and medical providers to identify complex cases.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete social work consults with health center patients from birth to geriatric.
  • Evaluate and initiate appropriate referrals for assistance through County, State, and Federal programs.
  • Assisting patients with connections to community resources in the life domains: (1) housing (2) legal (3) food (4) utilities or (5) health care services
  • Assist patients in completing applications for free medication programs.
  • Provide information and education about health insurance, medical assistance, Medicare, and UPMC financial assistance.
  • Evaluate and initiate appropriate referrals for assistance through County, State and Federal programs 
  • Case management of health center patients to ensure that connection with the correct provider and follow up.
  • Working with patients to complete necessary forms
  • Compiling the quarterly reports for the PA Department of Health Sickle Cell Grant
  • Administering the Patient Assistance Fund based on criteria set forth in the DOH State Grant
  • Organizing and moderating the Sickle Cell Advocacy group meetings in conjunction with the Children's Sickle Cell Foundation.
  • Participating in the Ambulatory Intensive Management (AIM) and transition clinics 
  • Working closely with the UPMC Health Plan and other insurers' case managers 
  • Performs other duties as assigned  

 

Qualifications

  • Master's degree in social work
  • 1-2 years' experience working or volunteering in the human services sector

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
LSW or LCSW preferred


UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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