Care Navigator/ Discharge Planner, Social Worker, Every Other Weekend

Location
Silver Spring, MD
Posted
Sep 04, 2021
Closes
Oct 03, 2021
Ref
R-016250
Industry
Healthcare, Other
Hours
Full Time
White Oak Medical Center seeks to hire an experienced Care Navigator/Discharge Planner SW who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental and spiritual healing.

As a Care Navigator, you will:
•Complete comprehensive psychosocial assessment with focus on patient's requirements as they transition to the next level of care
•Collaborate with physicians, nurses, and other disciplines involved with care of the patient to foster a coordinated approach to discharge planning
•Identify and navigate patient testing and treatment to reduce barriers to patient discharge
•Prevent delays in patient care by communicating barriers to leadership for resolution and trending
•Communicate with Utilization Review staff on any denials, issues or barriers to discharge
•Identify services and resources available in the community and assist with patient connection to these services
•Participate in Interdisciplinary Rounds and other patient care conferences
•Document assessments and interventions according to departmental standards
•Participate in process improvement activities

Qualifications:
•Strong written and verbal communication
•Excellent customer service skills to support open dialogue with patients
•Exceptional interpersonal skills including collaboration and ability to relate to other disciplines
•Empathic toward individual's complex health needs and their families
•Effective use of time management skills to multitask, manage relationships with post-acute providers and gather resources for the department
•Working knowledge of federal, state and local laws that govern health care and case management
•Knowledge of community resources
•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities and maintaining professionalism
•Ability to problem solve and exercise good judgment

Requirements:
•Master of Social Work (MSW) or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Bachelor of Social (BSW)
•Minimum of 1+ years social work experience in diverse clinical settings
•Licensed Social Worker for the State of Maryland and Certified Case Manager Preferred
•Prior experience with Cerner EMR and All Scripts is preferred but not required

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:

•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Work Schedule:

Every other weekend; min 16 hours per period

COVID-19 Vaccination

Adventist HealthCare requires all applicants to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Applicants may be required to furnish proof of vaccination and , if offered, may elect to be vaccinated at a n designated Adventist HealthCare location.

Tobacco and Drug Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine and drug use.

While some jurisdictions, including Maryland, permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes, marijuana continues to be classified as an illegal drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act. As a result, medical marijuana use will not be accepted as a valid explanation for a positive drug test result.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine) and marijuana. Those testing positive are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to attracting, engaging, and developing the best people to cultivate our mission-centric culture. Our goal is to have a welcoming, equitable, and safe place to work and grow for all employees, no matter their background. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Adventist HealthCare will make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. Adventist HealthCare is a religious organization as defined under applicable law; however, it will endeavor to provide reasonable accommodations for applicants' religious beliefs.

Applicants who wish to request accommodations for disabilities or religious belief should contact the Support Center HR Office.

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