BEH Clinical Care Coordinator

State of Massachusetts

Northampton, MA 01060

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

The Childhood Lead Poisoning Program (CLPPP) within the Bureau of Environmental Health (BEH) at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH), is seeking a dynamic and organized individualto fill the role of Clinical Care Coordinator. CLPPP was established for the prevention, screening, diagnosis, and treatment of lead poisoning, including the elimination of sources of poisoning through research and educational, epidemiologic, and clinical activities. CLPPP provides a range of both primary and secondary prevention services to children, their families and others in Massachusetts with a focus on primary prevention of lead poisoning. CLPPP works closely with a wide array of professionals and programs that provide services to children to accomplish the fundamental goals of identifying lead poisoned children, ensuring that they receive medical and environmental services, and work effectively to prevent further cases of lead poisoning,. CLPPP also provides coordinated and comprehensive clinical case management services. ClinicalCare Coordinatorsmonitorscreening andre-screeningschedules for children andcommunicatereminderswithclinicians across Massachusetts regardingtreatmentand follow-up and to assess theenvironmentalstatus of children’shomes.ClinicalCare Coordinators support amulti-facetedcasemanagementteam to ensurepersonalizedandtimely servicesaredeliveredfor children affected by lead poisoning. The individual in this position demonstrates commitment to working in a team to promote racial equity and address health disparities for children and all citizens of the Commonwealth. *_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all inclusive):_* * Monitor daily task list forincomingblood test results for lead exposed children. Contact clinician and/orCMSteam leaders to ensure accurate information. For high priority cases due toexceedinglyelevated blood lead levels, communicate with and notify appropriate casemanagersincluding lead nurse,CHWCoordinator, and Director of Field Operations.Completeeventsin the casemanagementapplication as required. * Practice careful attention to detail as it relates to entering data regarding clientinformationincludingdemographicsand leadlevels. * Monitor client caseload forre-screeningdata. Ensure follow-up through communicatingtimelyre-testreminder (by phone calls,letters, or text) including copies to each child’sprovider.Refer seriously delinquent children to supervisor for follow-up and possible socialservicereferral. * Conduct data QA/QCwhichincludescompletingrequired data fields and processes for both initial blood lead test reports as well assupplementaladdresses identified by field staff.Updatethe appropriate tables in the casemanagementdatabase including the address history tables.Cleanand de-duplicateproblematic incomingaddress data on blood leadscreenings. * Monitormostrecent reported blood leadlevelsof lead exposed children enrolled into casemanagement.Oncethe blood leadlevelis below the referencevalue(and/or 5µg/dL)reviewto ensure that all critical dataelementsare entered by all teammembers,that criticaldemographicdataremainsaccurate andcompleteincluding the address history table, andcompletenecessary events on the task list to close the electronic case file. * Prepare and participate in case reviews. Record data and team deliberations/ planning in casereviewnotes of the casemanagementandsurveillanceapplication. *_Required Qualifications:_* * Demonstrated abilitytocommunicateeffectively as well as writeconcisely,expressthoughtsclearly,developideas in alogicalsequence, and prepare documents and reports accurately. * Proficient organizational skills, ability to multi-task,work under pressure,prioritize and make recommendations. * General knowledge and proficiency with software applications such as desktop publishing, project management, spreadsheets and database management using Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.* * * Demonstrated capacity with strong customer service: staying positive and patient, approachable, adaptable, problem solver, and ability to support staff and assist customers of diverse background. *_Preferred Qualifications:_* * Experience providing medical case management support and application. * Familiarity working with electronic medical records. * Demonstrated capacity to prioritize and work on multiple projects simultaneously and meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. * Ability to handle confidential materials and work in a professional and courteous manner. * Bi-lingual. *_Special Requirements:_* Travel to other locations for all quarterly and bi-annual case management and all-staff meetings. *_About the Bureau of Environmental Health:_* The Bureau of Environmental Health (BEH) has a broad mission to protect the public's health from a variety of environmental exposures. These exposures can occur through contact with pollutants in air, soil, or water, whether from human activities or the natural environment. BEH informs the public on how to prevent or minimize exposures to harmful pollutants. BEH programs also support about 40 percent of DPH's statutory mandates, including compliance with minimum standards for sanitation, inspections related to food and radiation safety, compliance with the Massachusetts Lead Law, environmental monitoring in communities near nuclear power plants, laboratory response to radioactive material releases, compliance with the state and federal beaches regulations, and legislatively mandated disease surveillance. BEH is comprised of seven programs, with approximately 150 staff. *_About the Department of Public Health:_* The mission of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) is to prevent illness, injury, and premature death, to assure access to high quality public health and health care services, and to promote wellness and health equity for all people in the Commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth in which all people enjoy optimal health. Massachusetts ranks among the healthiest of states according to comparative analyses, but we face numerous challenges, including chronic and infectious disease, substance abuse, violence, preventable hospitalizations, and health disparities. DPH coordinates programs and policies to address specific diseases and conditions and offer services to address the needs of vulnerable populations. We also develop, implement, promote, and enforce regulations and policies to assure that the conditions under which people live are most conducive to health and enable people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. We license health professionals, healthcare facilities and a variety of businesses that impact public health. We operate the state laboratory and four public health hospitals. We monitor health status and manage vital records including births, marriages and deaths. We educate people about public health issues and work closely with local boards of health and community partners to identify and solve public health problems. *_Total Compensation:_* As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition Benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program *_Pre-Hire Process:_* A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800- 510-4122 Ext. #2 *First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.* _Minimum Entrance Requirements:_ Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in administrative work experience or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below: _Substitutions:_ I. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of two years of the required experience. II. An Associate’s or higher degree with a major other than in business administration, business management or public administration may be substituted for a maximum of one year of the required experience. Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed. **Educational substitutions will only be permitted for a maximum of two years of the required experience. *Executive Order #595:*As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. *An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.* **Job:** **Administrative Services* **Organization:** **Department of Public Health* **Title:** *BEH Clinical Care Coordinator* **Location:** *Massachusetts-Northampton-23 Service Ctr Rd* **Requisition ID:** *220005WG*

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