Safety Initiative Coordinator

Location
Norfolk, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 20, 2019
Closes
Nov 25, 2019
Ref
128757BR
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
The Safety Initiative Coordinator works in a collaborative role with all members of the health care team and community service agencies to coordinate Behavioral Health and PUMS program for Optima Family Care members to improve health and 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 Mental Health and 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 and/or mental health issues. Works with Pharmacy Department to restrict pharmacy providers and Medical Providers, for prescription services for PUMS members.

Qualifications

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree

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, Health and Human Services or degree in related field with 15 credit hours dedicated to health and human development required. 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.

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