Facility: Creekwood Family Care
Department: AMBULATORY QUALITY
Schedule: Full Time
Find yourself among the best. Be part of the multidisciplinary team that is the hallmark of an academic medical center. The Social Work Department serves as an integral part of the health care team, helping patients and their families cope with the challenges and issues caused by illness or other life changes. We offer very competitive wages and an outstanding benefit package.
We currently have an opening for a Social Work Case Manager.
Accepts responsibility and accountability for achievement of optimal outcomes within their scope of practice. Follows policies, procedures, and standards; complies with Corporate Compliance program. Assumes responsibility for risk and safety issues associated with the position. Takes call as required by the department expectations. Performs job specific responsibilities and demonstrates accountability for own actions and decisions.
Acquires and maintains knowledge and competence related to the expectations of their position and practices within their scope. Brings ideas and concerns to supervisor, participates in department decision making. Maintains current licensure.
Completes psychosocial assessments of patient/family situations including social, psychological, emotional, financial and other related factors to facilitate patients return to the community.
Evaluates psychosocial and medical/nursing information to determine an appropriate social service action/discharge plan.
Facilitates and participates in daily Interdisciplinary Care Coordination (ICC) Huddles by managing the daily meeting and providing relevant and discipline specific information to the entire healthcare team.
Advocates on behalf of patients and caregivers for identification and access to services. Advocates for the protection of the patient's health, safety and rights. Ensures patient choice and consistently supports a patient centered environment.
Assures prudent utilization of all resources (fiscal, staff resources, environmental, equipment and services) by evaluating the options available. Demonstrates ability to balance cost and quality to assure the optimal clinical and financial outcomes.
Documents appropriate information in the patient's medical record to ensure communication of patients psychosocial needs for post hospital care.
Contributes to the financial viability of hospitals.
Participates in professional development activities.
Demonstrates flexibility and teamwork among case management staff members.
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“As an academic medical center, we strive to be on the leading edge of evidence-based practice. I love the collaboration within our department and within the broader interdisciplinary team to ensure our patients are provided the best nutrition therapy throughout their stay.”