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Centene Corporation Program Specialist I - Social Work in Des Moines, Iowa

HourlyPosition Purpose:

Identify special needs members through the completion of health screens and other resources

Work with community outreach/member advocates to coordinate member care

Educate providers and community resources on program components and available support services

Educate members with special needs to foster compliance with program and positively impact outcomes

Conduct site visits as appropriate for programs and provide support to other special programs

Develop and modify care plans in conjunction with member, member’s family and managing physician

Development of plan specific literature and education materials in conjunction with medical director and corporate oversight

For Michigan Complete Health: Home visits requiredConduct screening and risk assessment interventions per program guidelines. Assist with aspects of the member’s care, including referrals to community resources.


Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Nursing, Health, Behavioral Science or Equivalent Experience. 2+ years of experience managing and integrating the social/community needs of members. Experience in a managed care environment preferred.


Valid driver’s license, except not required for Indiana. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) preferred.

Nevada License/Certification:

Valid driver’s license and LSW (Licensed Social Worker) Required. RN (Registered Nurse), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) preferred.

For Michigan Complete Health: RN, licensed nurse practitioner, licensed physicians' assistant, licensed Bachelor's prepared social worker, limited license Master's prepared social worker, or licensed Master's prepared social worker. Valid driver's license required.

For Trillium: RN, Master’s prepared Social Worker with ability to apply for licensure in Oregon (license required to start), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Oregon Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Active- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Oregon (or ability to get licensed). Valid Driver’s License.

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: Program Specialist I - Social Work

LOCATION: Des Moines, Iowa

REQNUMBER: 1181216

COMPANY: Medical Management