The Medicaid Treatment and Discharge Planner will be responsible for the exchange of health information, treatment planning, discharge planning and documentation including medical escorts, transportation, and supervision to health care appointments for foster youth in the community.
Coordinate Medicaid services foster youth receive in the community.
Communicate with clinic staff, treatment providers, school staff, care givers and case planning staff to develop and effectuate transition plans to the community (e.g., individual and family therapy)
Engage in follow up activities to ensure the youth’s engagement in identified services during and post placement.
Work collaboratively with a multi-disciplinary team to develop and ensure a youth’s health and behavioral health needs are being met during and post placement.
Identify community-based resources and complete needed service referrals for youth.
Organize and schedule transportation services for youth in the community, and escort youth to community appointments, as necessary.
Document individual case management activities in each youth’s health record.
Attend discharge conferences to discuss youth’s service needs and transition plans.
The candidate must have a bachelor’s degree in human services. A minimum of two years case management/discharge planning experience, and First Aid and BLS certifications.