Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Case Management is defined as a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocating for options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communication and available resources to meet the triple aim: improve patient experience, improve the health of populations and promote cost effective outcomes.
The Social Worker is responsible for collaborating with the members of the health care team to provide comprehensive care to improve patients' social and behavioral concerns that impact overall wellness. Facilitate the coordination of appropriate patient centric and cost effective services that are consistent with the patient's plan of care to help achieve his/her optimal level of independence and enhance the quality of life.
Penn State Health offers exceptional healthcare, dental, and vision with no waiting period as well as multiple time off programs and tuition reimbursement to help our talented staff members meet their professional goals!
Master's Degree in Social Work required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
Strong communication skills both oral and written
Strong organizational skills
Ability to analyze data reports on patient outcomes
Experience as a Social Worker in an outpatient setting preferred
LSW, LCSW certification preferred
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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