Full time position
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Exciting opportunity to work for the oldest and largest pediatric Accountable Care Organization in the country! Our Social Work Care Coordinators work closely with providers, payers, and patients to improve care for children with complex medical issues in a team environment. Opportunities abound for mentorship and to participate in research and program growth initiatives. Our patient outcomes show that our children spend less time in the hospital and emergency room as a result of our care coordination efforts. Reach your potential and enjoy your work every day when you join our team! Masters of Social Work and Ohio Licensure (LSW) required to with our team at Nationwide Children's Hospital. At Nationwide Children's we practice a collaborative approach. Our Social Work Care Coordinators interact directly with the physicians, specialists, nurses, and a Quality Outreach Coordinator involved in the patient's care. As a Social Work Care Coordinator, you would be present at clinic and hospital visits these could be at home, hospital or clinic, giving you the opportunity to truly support your families throughout the entire visit. The social work leadership will provide supervision for independent licensing and training.
To learn more about this opportunity the full job description is below:
The Social Work Care Coordinator emphasizes population-based outcomes and improvements in health status through care coordination, health promotion and disease prevention as they assist patients and families to navigate effectively through the course of their illness. The Social Work Care Coordinator assesses key needs, addresses local and systemic issues interfering with care, assists families in setting appropriate goals and tracks progress toward achieving these goals. They provide care coordination, plan for education, and provide for patient-safety and quality of care.
KNOWLEDGE , SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
1. Current Social Work license in Ohio required.
2. Master?s Degree in social work required.
3. Two years experience in medical social work required.
4. LISW desirable.
5. Effective customer service, communication and interpersonal skills required for interaction with contacts.
6. Professionally appropriate analytical and organization skills required.
7. Case Management certification desired.
8. Pediatric Experience Preferred.
9. Travel and home visiting within a 34 county area expected.
10. A good Driving record and a working vehicle is required.
11. Proof of auto insurance.
12. Active driver's license.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.EOE M/F/Disability/Vet