Centene Corporation Program Specialist I (Social Worker) (Sarasota, Hardee, Manatee, or Highlands counties) in Tampa, Florida


Position Purpose: Conduct screening and risk assessment interventions per program guidelines. Assist with non medical aspects of the member s care, including referrals to community resources.

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


Bachelors degree in social work, nursing, health, behavioral science or equivalent experience. 2 years of community experience in directly managing and integrating the social/community needs of members. Experience managed care environment preferred.

License/Certification: Valid driver s license. RN (Registered Nurse), LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker), LPN (Licensed Practical Nurse), Occupational Therapy (OT), Physical Therapy (PT), or LVN (Licensed Vocational Nurse) 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.

Job: Clinical & Nursing

Organization: Sunshine State Health Plan

Location: Florida-Tampa

Requisition ID: 0087K