Social Work Case Manager - Maternity Care


Job Type: Ministerial
Reports to: Clinic Director (Dental & Pregnancy)

Position Description

This part-time, non-benefited position will provide assessment, case management to clients/patients within the St. Teresa of Calcutta Women’s Health Center with high-risk medical, financial, spiritual and emotional problems. Individual consultations and collaboration with an interdisciplinary team is necessary for Christ-centered care. 

As a ministerial representative of CCEOK it is expected that both professional and social behavior be aligned with the ethical and moral standards of the Catholic Church. 

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Pray daily for the needs of the poor through personal prayer, daily Mass, and/or adoration
  • Provide case management: assessment, client history and community referral and follow-up
  • Refer to individual and group psycho-educational groups
  • Participate on the interdisciplinary team including case reviews and discharge planning
  • Coordinate schedules with OSU and OU for patient care and insurance enrollment
  • Provide information annually on Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare
  • Conduct education in classroom setting using appropriate methods for the developmental level
  • Maintain records and reports within ethical and legal guidelines using assigned database
  • Participate as a representative of Catholic Charities in the community at large
  • Maintain standards of practice through licensure, certification or continuing education
  • Will embrace and teach Catholic Bioethical guidelines when working directly with clients and referral sources
  • Will encourage and refer to Natural Family Planning classes
  • Will work cooperatively with and train volunteers in the program

Key Skills

  • Able to articulate Catholic teaching and integrate Catholic Social Teaching
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of 2 years case management experience preferred in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or related field, from an accredited program of study
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish
  • Ability to effectively communicate with individuals at all levels and from all backgrounds, strong critical skills, good interpersonal skills, able to work independently as well as with teams, exceptional organizational skills, self-motivated and disciplined, able to set priorities appropriately and handle multiple issues concurrently
  • Provides appropriate referrals for psychosocial support and intervention
  • Excellent written skills and verbal communication
  • Uses clinical skills to clinically manage and coordinate care of cases
  • Assures that spiritual needs and CC’s mission are integrated into Case Management activity
  • Promotes quality improvement initiatives with current accepted clinical practice and maintains competency
  • Proficient in basic computer usage including a demonstrated proficiency in the use of Outlook, PowerPoint, Word, and Excel
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, lift up to 20 pounds and sit or stand for long periods of time

Key Attributes

  • Commitment to the mission and vision of Catholic Charities
  • Follows Catholic bioethical guidelines
  • Maintain patient, employee, physician and company confidentiality, respect their rights, privacy and property
  • Detailed, organized, self-motivated and team player
  • Assumes responsibility in maintaining competency in areas of assigned duties
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, employees, clients and the public and promotes positive intra/inter departmental relations
  • Professional appearance, conduct and positive approach