Dental Case Manager and Field Instructor

Indiana University
Published
June 22, 2020
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Special Instructions Summary

This is a grant funded position with funding for one year. Renewal of grant funding is possible and the position may extend beyond a year.

Department

COMPREHENSIVE CARE AND GENERAL (IN-DSCC-IUINA)

Department Information

The Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) offers an extraordinary learning environment in which teaching, research, and community service come together in the best way possible for the preparation of tomorrow's dental professionals. The IUSD has 665 students, 110 full time faculty, 130 part-time faculty, 224 full time staff and 139 temporary hourly staff.

Job Summary

The Dental Case Manager and Field Instructor will provide and supervise students in biopsychosocial case management for our most vulnerable patient populations such as those living with complex medical conditions, cancer survivors, people living with HIV, cognitive and developmental disabilities, veterans and other special care or special needs communities we serve. In addition, they will be responsible for supervising Social Work practicum students who provide integrative biomedical, clinical and behavioral care for our patients.

Advocate for patients by identifying, addressing and assisting where possible in the removing of barriers to oral health care. Foster relationships with all patients and specifically with vulnerable patient populations by facilitating patient, family, community and/or relationship centered care. Advocate and assist in developing a dental environment that is relationship centered and respectful for both patient and dental provider (faculty, staff, and students). Consult with providers in the delivery of care to vulnerable patients, including RW PLWH/A patients, who may in part have physical or mental disabilities, who may need cultural assistance, and/or in need of language interpretation services.

Collaborate, communicate, and/or educate faculty and/or staff where appropriate about the duties and responsibilities of a non-medical dental case manager regarding the reducing or barriers in accessing oral health care for all patients.

Provide task and/or field instruction for Indiana University Social Work students who provide integrative biomedical, clinical and behavioral care for our patients. Supervise students in biopsychosocial case management for patients living with complex medical conditions, cancer survivors, people living with HIV, cognitive and developmental disabilities, veterans and other special care of special needs communities we serve.

Required Qualifications

Master's degree in social work (MSW) and two years of experience working in a hospital or medical clinic, including working with people living with HIV/AIDS, and supervisory of social work practicum students.

LCSW with a current clinical license.

Supervisory of social work practicum students. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Flexible, adaptable, and innovative. Self-directed and proactive. Effective at conflict management. Culturally competent. Effective member of an interdisciplinary team. Promoter of social justice. Advocate for applying principles of diversity and inclusion. Strong critical and reflective thinking skills. Effective at inter-professional education and practice. History of community engagement and capacity building. Effective at developing partnerships and alliances. Strong computer skills (e.g., Excel, Power Point, and Word).

Preferred Qualifications

Field instructor with the Indiana University of School of Social Work.

Working Conditions / Demands

Ability to handle stress and a fast-paced work environment. Ability to organize and prioritize caseload. Ability to travel within the community to supervise students and work with patients. Attendance, extensive sitting and computer and phone use. Extensive keyboarding and ability to use a computer monitor. Ability to work in a noisy environment. Extensive multi-tasking.

Up-to-date immunizations and annual TB test required.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Salary Plan: PAE

Salary Grade: HE

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Health Services

Posting Disclaimer

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information .

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