Social Work Case Manager - Community Care Plan

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a fully accredited, 900+ bed regional referral facility encompassing a Level-1 Trauma Center and extensive inpatient and outpatient services including intensive and intermediate care, pediatrics, bariatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, pain management and psychiatry.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for developing, facilitating services, and partnering with community resources to address the needs of an assigned population.
  • Develops and facilitates services that provide education, screening, and advanced assessments for assigned population throughout the continuum of are.
  • Consults with other community agencies and committees to identify potential resources for resolving client's health, psychosocial, or financial problems.
  • Functions as a liaison to external agencies and shares information to others, which may impact care and/or services of clients.
  • Accurately identifies and prioritizes - at risk - patient population.
  • Collaborates with patient, caregivers, physicians, and other providers to develop a comprehensive plan of care.
  • Assures implementation of care plans throughout the continuum of care to include a variety of settings (ie. home, school, work site, clinic).
  • Effectively communicates care plans and other client-related activities both verbally and in writing to appropriate personnel and agencies.
  • Communicates with physicians and other health care team members regarding necessary changes to care plan that promote optimal medical, academic, and behavior performance.
  • Promotes empowerment of patient in self-management of disease.
  • Coordinates and develops educational opportunities/programs related to assigned population for a variety of stakeholders (ie the healthcare system, school system, community, employers, health departments patients and their families.
  • Develops and conducts educational opportunities/programs that promote 'best practice' in the management of various populations.
  • Serves as preceptor/evaluator for various disciplines.
  • Coordinates primary and secondary prevention opportunities that promote early identification and intervention for various populations.
  • Develops and implements programs or projects which facilitate the attainment of corporate goals.
  • Leads and/or participates in interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Responsible for the development of strategic long range plans in the area of specialization.
  • Participates in the replication of program services throughout the region and state by providing opportunities to increase the knowledge of population-based health initiatives.
  • Participates in the development and coordination of marketing efforts.
  • Uses principles of disease management to facilitate improvement in patient outcomes.
  • Utilizes advanced assessments to evaluate and communicate effectiveness of comprehensive plan of care.
  • Maintains a professional network among colleagues.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide service appropriate to the age of the patient.
  • Promotes and participates in quality improvement (QI) activities and clinical research.
  • Changes practice behavior as a result of data.
  • Encourages clinical problem identification and resolution activities.
  • Identifies, addresses, and reports quality issues identified through data sources.
  • Identifies and participates in research activities through data analysis and collection. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree in Social Work required.
  • 3 to 4 years related experience required: At least two years experience in direct client care to acute and chronically ill clients in outpatient and inpatient settings. Evidence of progressive leadership and advanced teaching and communication skills essential. 

Other Information

  • 1 full time vacancy, days.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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