Care Management facilitates the achievement of client wellness and autonomy through advocacy, assessment, planning, communication, education, resource management and service facilitation across GHS continuum of care, focusing on positive health outcomes for the individual in a resource and cost effective manner. Applies national standards of care to all patients. Utilizing the medical-social model, the Care Manager coordinates interdisciplinary care of a select caseload of patients and helps ensure that patients receive care in the sequence and setting that is most appropriate in assisting patients to achieve their highest level of function and return to the least restrictive environment.
Provides appropriate psychosocial interventions to address personal or emotional problems that may affect the patients' pregnancy outcome.
Responsible for ensuring the very best patient/family experience by optimizing all customer interaction. Foster a positive work environment through mutual support and cooperation and adheres to GHS and unit specific Service Standards.
Accountable to the Manager, Care Management.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Demonstrates good organizational skills.
Demonstrates computer skills.
Demonstrates effective communication skills.
Demonstrates ability to manage psychosocial issues of patients and make use of appropriate support services.
Demonstrates ability to multi-task and problem solve.
Demonstrates ability to both lead and be a member of a team.
Demonstrates ability to build strong relationships with community resources and complete discharge documentation.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited university required.
Ability to obtain Social Work licensure and Care Management certification within five years of employment in Care Management Department required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Work is typically performed in an outpatient clinic.
The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
GEISINGER MEDICAL GROUP(GMG) consists of 43 community practice sites throughout our service area. These office locations provide primary and specialty care. In conjunction with Geisinger Health Plan, the Medical Groups staff offers their own unique version of medical home.
About Geisinger: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh Food
Farmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencing
programs, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.
Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers.
What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.