Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Case Manager - Neonatal Outreach

    Job Locations US-FL-South Daytona
    Job ID
    2018-4007
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Case Management
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    Do you have what it takes to reshape the future for children?
    Do you believe in empowering children and families to realize their full potential?
    Are you ready for a meaningful career that impact lives for generations?
    Then Children's Home Society of Florida is for you!
     
    As the leading, most reputable organization in Florida serving children and families, Children's Home Society of Florida delivers innovative solutions that transform the lives and futures of children and families.

     

    As a Case Manager II you will serve as a Neonatal Outreach Specialist for the Healthy Families Coalition contract to ensure that infants in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the local hospitals have a pediatric medical provider, attempting to engage mothers in the Healthy Start program, encouraging and providing breastfeeding support to mothers, and providing referral and assessment services to referred families.  The NOS will work in conjunction with the Women’s Intervention Specialist and may assist in conducting biopsychosocial assessments. 

     

    WHY JOIN CHS?

    • Mission driven uplifting work culture
    • Great benefits suite including generous paid time off & holidays
    • Growth and professional development opportunities
    • Culture for continuous improvement and only being the best!

    Responsibilities

    YOU WILL:

    • Act as a liaison between the hospital NICU, Healthy Start, CMS, and/or the infant’s medical provider
    • Verify that a Healthy Start Infant Screen has been completed on the NICU infant and research the Well Family System to see if the MOB is currently receiving Healthy Start services
    • Attempt to contact and engage MOB in Healthy Start by completing an Initial Contact and having MOB consent to participate.
    • Provide outreach and linkages to ensure the NICU infant has an appointment for follow up with a pediatric medical provider and/or a referral to CMS within 5 days of hospital discharge.
    • Encourage and provide breastfeeding support, education, and/or referral to the MOB if medically appropriate, and MOB is interested.
    • Complete a Healthy Start Risk Assessment on the MOB when possible and refer according to risks/needs identified.
    • Work in conjunction with the Women’s Intervention Specialist (WIS) and may provide coverage for the WIS as needed to include conducting BPSAs.

    Qualifications

    YOU NEED:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Services, Psychology, or related field 
    • Minimum of two years experience providing assessment and referral services to adults and/or adolescents suffering from substance related disorders

    When children and families face complex challenges, Children’s Home Society of Florida (CHS) is there - we been delivering the right solutions at the right time since 1902. With our innovative practices and commitment to excellence, we are the only organization with the size, scope and depth of services that can reshape the future for children. With more than 1,800 team members, CHS is the #1 provider of services and solutions to children and families in Florida.

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