SAFETY INITIATIVE COORDINATOR - ARTS - VIRGINIA BEACH, VA

Location
Virginia Beach, VA
Posted
Feb 23, 2017
Closes
Jun 08, 2017
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: The Safety Initiative Coordinator works in a collaborative role with all members of the health care team and community service agencies to coordinate PUMS program for Optima Family Care members to improve safety outcomes. Assesses for barriers to compliance with the medical care plan and implements appropriate interventions to promote compliance with recommended therapy. Acts as a resource to assist members in need of community-based programs for Substance Abuse. Empowers the member with the skills to navigate the process for obtaining appropriate medical care and community assistance, with a focus on members with a history of Medication or Emergency Department inappropriate utilization, to include substance abuse, misuse, and chronic pain. Works with Pharmacy Department to restrict pharmacy providers and Medical Providers, for prescription services.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree - HUMAN SERVICES OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - PSYCHOLOGY OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - SOCIAL WORK

Experience
Required: Related - 3 years

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required:

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other Human Services. 3 years of related experience in a physician office setting, Community Services Board, acute care or in a managed care setting working directly with patients related to Behavioral Health or Substance Abuse treatment is required.