Jun 09, 2022

Care Management-Social Worker (Renal/HDU)

  • Vidant Health
  • Greenville, NC, USA
Full-time Social Work

Job Description

Job Description

Vidant Health

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties. But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

Position Summary

The Social Worker (SW) coordinates the delivery of care across the continuum and social work services to all inpatient and observation units of the hospital and designated outpatient and ambulatory treatment units. The SW provides collaboration and oversight in complex clinical issues to Nurse Care Managers (RN CM) and Discharge Coordinator (DC) staff. This role requires interaction with a variety of patient populations including, but not limited to, neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and behavioral health.

Responsibilities

Completes psychosocial assessments. Identifies, develops, and implements plan of care for patients whom advanced practice social work services would be beneficial.

Facilitates healthcare delivery process/coordinates care planning.

Provides advanced practice social work interventions. Anticipates and intervenes appropriately and effectively in patient/family crises and ensures implementation of appropriate plans for resolution and care plan follow-up.

Advocates for patients, family members and organization; contributes to the professional development of self and others.

Participates in quality improvement. Participates in data collection in accordance with departmental policies and procedures, and with accuracy and within requested timeframes.

Minimum Requirements

Required Masters of Social Work degree from a CSWE accredited school of social work is required.

Preferred Requirements:

2 years of recent experience as a social worker in a health-related environment.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate Certification in Case Management.