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||Miami, FL United States
Sr. Case Worker - Pediatrics|
The Department of Pediatrics, Early Steps Program has an exciting opportunity for a Full-time Sr. Case Worker. The Sr. Case Worker serves as the primary development resource for families and delivers direct social services to families. The incumbent works in close collaboration with medical and other members of the health team to further their understanding of significant social, emotional, and developmental factors affecting families.
Travels to homes, daycares and other natural environment locations as necessary to conduct the Individual Family Support Plan meetings.
Provides education to families of eligible children on the services available in the community to enhance child developmental activities.
Monitors outcomes, data collection, and record keeping.
Leads weekly group supervision meetings for staff.
Meets monthly data and budgetary reporting requirements.
Participates in visits with physicians during scheduled office hours or by appointment.
Assesses developmental progress at home and office visits and promotes knowledge of development progress.
Maintains a resource and referral file to assist families in finding timely and appropriate community-based programs and resources.
Scores and interprets developmental assessments.
Maximizes the continuity of care provided to enhance developmental potential.
Maintains ongoing communications with family members to capitalize on service effectiveness. Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team while serving as the single point of contact for families in need of early intervention services.
Ensures the provision of early intervention services in a cost-efficient manner.
Contributes to the development of a family support plan and monitors its implementation and modification.
Coordinates activities with other case-related medical and non-medical personnel.
Tracks services provided to each family.
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.
Bachelorís degree with an emphasis in the areas of psychology, social work, health education, interdisciplinary sociology, early childhood, child development or special education.
Minimum 3 years of relevant experience required with young children and families in a teaching, case management or counseling role, or with individuals with special needs and/or developmental delays of any age in a case management.
Bilingual in English and Creole preferred.
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 Universityís core values.
Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment.
Any appropriate combination of relevant of education, experience and/or Certifications may be considered.
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