Kettering Health Network

Social Worker II Care Management Acute - Kettering - Social Services - FT/First Shift

Posted Date 1 month ago(4/4/2022 11:19 AM)
Job ID
2022-34048
Job Category
Clinical Quality/Social Worker/Case Management
Job Type
Full-Time
Shift
First Shift
# of Openings
1
FTE
80 Hours Per Pay Period/FTE 1.0

Overview

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Kettering Health is a not-for-profit system of 13 medical centers and more than 120 outpatient facilities serving southwest Ohio. We are committed to transforming the health care experience with high-quality care for every stage of life. Our service-oriented mission is in action every day, whether it’s by providing care in our facilities, training the next generation of health care professionals, or serving others through international outreach.

 

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Campus Overview

Kettering Health Main Campus

  • Kettering Health Main Campus, formerly Kettering Medical Center, is the flagship hospital of Kettering Health and has been serving Kettering, Ohio and the Greater Dayton area since 1964.
  • The facility includes the Benjamin and Marian Schuster Heart Hospital, maternity service with a level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), and level II Emergency Care.
  • In 2020, KH Main Campus received an “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.
  • Received 4 Star Baby-Friendly Hospital status by the Ohio Hospital Association.
  • Awarded as one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by IBM Watson Health in 2020.
  • Kettering received the Outstanding Patient Experience Award by Healthgrades (2017-2019).
  • Accredited by the American College of Emergency Physicians as a Level 3 Geriatric Emergency Department.
  • 465-bed hospital (includes newborn beds)

Responsibilities & Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the care team by providing leadership in supporting and facilitating coordinated care delivery to patients
  • Proactively identify and eliminate barriers to discharge
  • Collaborating with the care team to ensure planning for appropriate post-acute care plan and back-up plan. 

Specific job functions will vary based on assigned area but would include items such as:

  • Coordinate services for all patients assigned prioritizing moderate and high risk patients with serious, complex or chronic health problems or with psychosocial issues.
  • Provide advocacy, information and referral services to patients and families to address their psychosocial needs.
  • Assists all patients through the healthcare system by acting as a patient advocate and navigator.
  • Promotes clear communication with the care coordination team and caregivers, ensuring awareness regarding patient care coordination plan related to transitions of care.
  • Participates on a team for data collection, health outcomes reporting, clinical audits, and programmatic evaluation related to organization goals for length of stay, readmissions and patient experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Job Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work or related field required
  • Current Ohio Social Work license required.
  • Clinical experience in health care setting
  • Awareness of developmental needs over the age span of infant to elder required.
  • Ability to work well in multidisciplinary and independent settings and communicate well (verbal and written)
  • Ability to coordinate work effectively with other hospital disciplines.
  • Ability to recognize and understand the dynamics of individuals from diverse populations.
  • Ability to solve problems through the analysis of information.

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