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SOCIAL WORKER - REX CASE MANAGEMENT SERVICES

Job ID: OTH01PQA
Location: Raleigh, NC
Facility/Division: REX HEALTHCARE
Status: Full-time
Shift: Day Job

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Job Description

Description

The purpose of this position is to provide ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation and overall evaluation of individual patient needs. The overall goal of the position is to enhance the quality of patient management and satisfaction, to promote continuity of care and cost effectiveness through the integrating and functions of case management, utilization review and discharge planning. The ED Care Management Social Worker must be highly organized professional with great attention to detail, adaptable to frequent change, and compliant with regulatory and departmental guidelines and policies. The position is responsible for facilitating the patient’s hospitalization from preadmission through discharge from the Emergency Department to the community or to an alternative level of care

 This role is specific to the Emergency Department and would require the following:

The social worker utilizes strong biopsychosocial assessment skills, advanced problem solving and care planning, and a variety of treatment modalities to coordinate optimal follow up and transitional care. The social worker works collaboratively with other members of the ED team, other members of the multidisciplinary teams, community resources, regulatory agencies and payers to facilitate care transitions while maintaining the highest quality of services possible. Experience with Behavioral Health population is desired.

 

 

Qualifications

Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. 


Two (2) years of medical care management experience as a Social Worker.

This position is employed by NC Health (Rex Healthcare, Inc., d/b/a NC Health), a private, fully-owned subsidiary of UNC Heath Care System. This is not a State employed position.
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