BSW Program Specialist Social Worker

McAllen, TX

Posted: 05/14/2024 Category: Social Worker Job Number: smanzella117314

Job Description

A-Line Staffing is now hiring a BSW Program Specialist Social Worker with a major health insurance fortune 500 company based in the McAllen, TX area! This would be full time / 40+ hours per week. Starting ASAP!! Apply now with Silvana Manzella at A-Line!

Must reside in the McAllen, TX area for team meetings a few times a year

Bachelor Social Worker Highlights:

  • The schedule is Monday - Friday from 8AM - 5PM, Potential OT
  • Full benefits available after 90 days include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-term Disability
  • GREAT Hours! Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week
  • 6 month contract with potential to extend

Bachelor Social Worker Compensation: The pay for this position is $22 - $26 hourly based on experience

  • Fully remote need to reside in McAllen or surrounding area for meetings a few times a year

Bachelor Social Worker Job Responsibilities:

  • Telehealth assessments
  • Review assessments & service plans (vendor or internal assessments)
  • Follow up on pending assessment findings, clarify DX, reported abnormals, requested referrals, etc.
  • Hospital discharges follow up
  • MN denials
    • Research community resources.
  • 2065D approval/denials
    • Update LTSS
    • Terminate LTSS waiver service authorizations.
    • Provide community resources.
    • Instruct member on appeal process and level change.
  • ISP updates (internal), 1700-3 obtain verbal approval and update form, update 1700-2 with waiver items.
  • Initiate LTSS/acute services (create authorization request template)
  • Research complaints and provide updates to managers for complaint responses.
  • Escalations
    • MSC call backs.
  • CDS review
  • Acute UM denials to include PT denial, request for more information.
  • Create clinical reviews/IRTs
  • CIC, CIS without MNLOC completion.
  • Fair hearing assistance as needed.
  • Determine MN for post assessment identified items.
  • Dental, nursing, vision, verify service utilization, hearing, 90 day MHM, 28 day follow ups.
    • Verify all services have been started.
    • Follow up on all non DME identified needs.
  • Send required referrals for new services/items identified except DME.

Bachelor Social Worker Performance Expectations/Metrics:

  • Good attendance and performance - Must have 100% attendance during the first few weeks of training (Start Date likely 6/10)


Bachelor Social Worker Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must have a Bachelor Degree in Social Work
  • At least 1-2 years of Social Worker experience
  • Excellent computer skills; Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Bachelor Social Worker Preferred Skills/ Experience:

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • Experience in a managed care environment preferred

If you think this Bachelor Social Worker position is a good fit for you, please reach out to me - feel free to e-mail or apply to this posting!

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