Landmark Health

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations US-NC-Winston Salem
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/13/2018 4:57 PM)
    Category
    Clinical Delivery Field
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Job ID
    2018-1886
  • Overview

    The primary role of the Social Worker is to assess the psychosocial needs of members and provide risk-focused care coordination to address issues that impede their ability to adhere to their medical care plan.  The SW is an active member of the Interdisciplinary care team (IDT).

    Responsibilities

    The Social Worker is responsible for:

    • assessing members’ psychosocial concerns and the impact on their current medical status;
    • developing collaborative care plan goals with the member, IDT members and/or their family/ caregiver;
    • connecting member and/ or their family/ caregiver to appropriate community resources and supports;
    • providing short-term, risk-focused case management;
    • utilizing motivational interviewing (MI) and other psychotherapeutic techniques to elicit behavior change;
    • promoting patient self-management strategies;
    • enhancing connectivity between patients and members of the interdisciplinary team; and
    • navigating community resources and develop partnerships to improve access to care and ease of systems navigation.

    Qualifications

    • 3 years of social work experience (internship not included)
    • At least 2 years of social work experience in a healthcare setting
    • Experience in delivering home-care or field case management is preferred
    • Excellent communication skills and knowledge of accessing community resources
    • Master’s Degree (MSW) in Social Work
    • Possession of a valid state driver’s license and access to an automobile

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