Purpose of Position: To provide care management services for pregnant and postpartum women receiving Medicaid who have risk factors which may put them at risk for poor birth outcomes by accessing appropriate health and social care systems in order to promote the highest degree of pregnancy outcome possible. This program works to improve birth outcomes in the Medicaid population through coordinated, evidenced-based maternity care for women at risk for poor birth outcomes, with a focus on quality improvement. To identify Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) for children ages 0-3 years identified with or at risk for Developmental disabilities and/or chronic illnesses and children ages 3-5 years with such diagnosis.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques, and practices and their application to individual casework group work and community problems. Knowledge of the psychosocial, socioeconomic and behavioral problems and their treatment. Knowledge of governmental and private organizations and community resources. Knowledge of laws, regulations and policies which govern the program. General knowledge of medical terminology, disease processes and their treatment is required in certain programs or settings. Skill in establishing rapport with a client and applying techniques of assessing psychosocial behavioral and psychological aspects of client's problem. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administrative superior's members of case load and their families, and with civics medical, social and religious organizations. Ability to train or instruct lower-level social workers, students, or interns. Ability to express Ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work.
Minimum Training and Experience: Bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution; bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and one year of directly related experience; bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and two years directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in Social Work (BSW) or a Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) are preferred and will be considered highly qualified. Bilingual skills a plus. A valid North Carolina Driver's License; proof of Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Varicella immunity.
The mission of Pitt County Government is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our community by advocating for and providing quality services in a friendly, efficient and cost effective manner.