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Care Manager (MSW)

Company: UNC Health Care
Location: Chapel Hill
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Description Become part of an inclusive organization with over 40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health and well-being of the unique communities we serve.UNC Health Department of Care Management is accepting applications for a full-time Social Worker for the Adult Cardiology and Pulmonary Clinics at UNC's Eastowne Building in Chapel Hill. This outpatient position includes working with a multidisciplinary care team to serve patients with complex social, environmental and mental health needs that prevent them from addressing their healthcare needs. This position will serve as the social worker to provide psychosocial support to patients following hospital admission. Creativity, flexibility, initiative, excellent time management, communication and organizational skills are required in this fast paced environment. The successful candidate will work Monday through Friday. Preferred candidates will be fully licensed with an LCSW and have experience working in medical social work. Description of Job Responsibilities: 1. Completes clinical assessments of bio-psychosocial needs, provides information and short-term therapeutic counseling to patients and their families in relation to social, psychological, financial, and family situations and prepares an intervention plan. 2. Develops and maintains good working relationships with outside community health and social agencies. Reaches out to the community to learn of and utilize new resources for meeting patient needs. Assists patients and families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources. 3. Identifies possible or actual patient/family crises, providing crisis intervention and emotional support, and creating and facilitating effective plans for resolution. 4. Obtains, interprets, and communicates to staff and physicians necessary information regarding patients and families, including biopsychosocial history information. Education Requirements: --- Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Licensure/Certification Requirements: --- Licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) -PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS, Modified, Modified, Modified, Modified, ModifiedThree (3) years of broad clinical experience in the acute care setting caring for patients with complex medical conditions required. Experience in case management, utilization review, quality management preferred.
Job DetailsLegal Employer: -STATEEntity: UNC Medical Center
Organization Unit: UNCH Care Mgmt OP Social Wrkrs -Work Type: Full Time
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of Job: US:NC:Chapel HillExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes

Keywords: UNC Health Care, Chapel Hill , Care Manager (MSW), Executive , Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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