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The department of Pediatrics has two exciting opportunities for two full-time Case Workers. The Case Worker coordinates services for family child care providers, including providing information about professional development opportunities, quality improvement strategies, and national accreditation. Moreover, the Case Worker provides assistance and advice to those experiencing difficult situations by helping them find the services that they need.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary. CORE QUALIFICATIONS:
- Provide maternal child health services to Healthy Start clients, including: client initial contacts. Work in conjunction with supervisor and multidisciplinary service team to ensure implementation of coordinated services as related to program participant needs.
- Provide case management/care coordination referrals to participants when appropriate for the range of maternal child health psychosocial and behavioral health needs.
- Perform quality assurance tasks, service-related administrative duties and data tasks related to the preparation of programmatic documentation and agency reports and compliance with program performance measures.
- Function as a contributing member of the team during staff meetings and with other team members.
- Conduct Healthy Start educational outreach activities in community settings and facilitate collaborative relationships with community partners.
- Complete all required client-related service and programmatic written and electronic documentation in compliance with programmatic requirements, agency reporting, and the Healthy Start Standards and Guidelines.
- Attend all programmatically required trainings and staff meetings and strictly adhere to program protocols.
- Other organizational/support duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes:
- Bachelor's Degree in relevant field required
- Minimum 1 year of relevant experience
- Skill in completing assignments accurately and with attention to detail.
- Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work under pressure while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion.
- Ability to work evenings, nights, and weekends as necessary.
- Commitment to the University's core values.
- Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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