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Penn State Health Social Worker Outpatient - Penn State Health Medical Group - Care Management in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.0

Shift: Days

Hours: 8:00a - 4:30p

JOB SUMMARY:

Case Management is defined as a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care coordination, evaluation, and advocating for options and services to meet an individual's health needs through communication and available resources to meet the triple aim: improve patient experience, improve the health of populations and promote cost effective outcomes.

The Social Worker is responsible for collaborating with the members of the health care team to provide comprehensive care to improve patients¿ social and behavioral concerns that impact overall wellness. Facilitate the coordination of appropriate patient centric and cost effective services that are consistent with the patient's plan of care to help achieve his/her optimal level of independence and enhance the quality of life.This position will support ambulatory sites for Penn State Health Academic Medical Group.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree in Social Work required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Strong communication skills both oral and written

Strong organizational skills

Ability to analyze data reports on patient outcomes

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience as a Social Worker in an outpatient setting preferred.

LSW, LCSW certification preferred.

If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

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