CASE MANAGER

Date: Sep 23, 2022

Location: Indianapolis, IN, US, 46205

Organization: HHC

Marion County Public Health Department is an organization that celebrates diversity, and seeks to employ a diverse workforce. We actively encourage all individuals to apply for employment and to seek advancement opportunities. Marion County Public Health Department also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities as required by law. For additional questions please contact us at: hrmail@hhcorp.org.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for receiving reports of reportable sexually transmitted diseases from the Indiana State Department of Health and providers throughout Indiana STD Reporting District 5 and investigating them for treatment verification.  Those cases found not to be treated are assigned by the person in this position to Disease intervention Specialists (DIS)..
For those reports that come directly to the Marion County Public Health Department, the person(s) in this position are responsible for entering positive lab tests for gonorrhea (GC), Chlamydia (CT) and as requested, Syphilis from Bell Flower Clinic and all area providers.
 

QUALIFICATIONS:

•    High school diploma or equivalent required, an advanced degree is highly desired;1-2 years previous office coordination experience required; and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Check NBS (NEDSS based Reporting System), electronic reports in Insight, LIMS and paper reports for cases of reported disease to see if GC and CT have been treated.  NBS reports are in the Open Investigations Queue or in the Documents requiring Review Queue. [1]
  • Investigate case report by searching available databases including Care Web, Epic, and Insight or by calling providers.  For each patient found, search for treatment.  [1,3]
  • If a case has been treated, and treatment is documented, create morbidity and close the case. [1]
  • If treatment is not in NBS and is found by the procedures in “2.”, then treatment is added to NBS, and morbidity is created and the case closed. [1,2]
  • If treatment is not documented within 7 days from the date of the positive lab test, the case will be assigned to a Disease Intervention Specialist for follow-up.  [2]
  • Generate morbidity for all GC’s and CT’s. [1]
  • Keep tic sheet of Case assignment to DIS. [1,2]
  • Participates in public health emergency preparedness exercises and in the response to public health emergencies, as directed [6] 
  • Participates in a minimum of two H.O.P.E. events totaling a minimum of eight (8) hours annually [3,4,5,6]
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

• Language Skills: Must be able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of staff at various levels of knowledge and communication, as well as members of outside organizations/agencies, and the public; ability to display patience, understanding, initiative, tact and maturity and the ability to communicate concepts and instructions clearly.
• Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate,  ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 
• Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

• Standard medical office environment
• Exposure to communicable disease, illness and combative patients
• Some physical effort associated with carrying of supplies for health fairs and handling clinic supplies 
 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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