It’s with great pride and excitement that we present our new brand.

A common name for a common purpose.

As we transition to ECU Health in the coming weeks and months, you will notice changes to our digital landscape, including ongoing updates to this site. Throughout this rebranding and into the future we remain committed to the communities we proudly serve. We’re excited for this evolution, and what it means for the future of health care in eastern North Carolina.

GO TO SITE
Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

Care Manager I (NE)

Job ID: 958300
Facility: Vidant Medical Center
Location: Greenville, NC
FT/PT: Part-Time
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2022

Save Job Job Saved

Job Description

Vidant Health

About ECU Health Medical Center

ECU Health Medical Center, one of four academic medical centers in North Carolina, is the 974-bed flagship hospital for ECU Health and serves as the primary teaching hospital for The Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. ECU Health Medical Center has achieved Magnet® designation twice and provides acute and intermediate care, rehabilitation and outpatient health services to a 29-county region that is home to more than 1.4 million people.

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.

Provides advanced practice social work services related to patients' and family members' current and post-acute psychosocial and clinical needs. Completes psychosocial assessments; provides crisis intervention, emotional support, and short-term counseling with regard to diagnosis, treatment, and cross continuum care plans; and creatively identifies and accesses resources to optimize effective and efficient patient care outcomes in collaboration with other members of the interdisciplinary team.

The SW is accountable for the management of identified complex care planning and social work functions for assigned patient care area using advanced social work theory and advanced clinical practice skills appropriate to the age of the patient incorporating the patient/family's social and emotional state. Utilizes principles of individual, group and family therapy theories.

Proactive development, implementation and ongoing revision of an interdisciplinary plan of care. Negotiation and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, community resources and payers to facilitate timely and cost effective care plans that enhance appropriate health and social services in the continuum of care are imperative.

Responsibilities

  • Develops, implements and revises individualized interdisciplinary discharge plans involving the patient/family, legal representative and health care team.
  • Addresses complex clinical issues.
  • Anticipates complex psychosocial or clinical issues or behaviors creating or contributing to non-compliance, over-utilization of resources, and/or readmissions.
  • Develops and implements plans of care which enhance quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.
  • Evaluates and updates patients' progress and identifies and addresses barriers to progression in a timely manner.
  • Ensures patient's participation in the treatment planning process.



 

Minimum Requirements

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

Other Information

  • SP (as-needed) position 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Share: mail

Similar Jobs

Pathology Outreach Team Lead - Greenville

Greenville, NC, United States
Regular

Histotechnician II - Greenville

Greenville, NC, United States
Regular

Supervisor, Food & Nutrition Production - Greenville

Greenville, NC, United States
Regular