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Social Worker in Munster, IN at Community Healthcare System

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-time · Days · 80
  • Location:
    Munster, IN
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job ID:  25095

Category:    Nursing Services

Facility:    Community Foundation of Northwest Indiana, Inc. • Managed Care

Schedule:    Full-time • Days • 80

Location:  Munster,  IN

As part of the Clinical Integration team, the Social Worker will provide support to physician practices and to targeted patients by coordinating care.  The Social Worker will ensure the provision of quality healthcare services in a cost efficient manner through daily planning, coordination, education, and monitoring of care.  The Social Worker will track gaps in care and relevant outcomes measures for the patients to ensure complete and effective care. 
 Position located at St. Catherine Hospital, East Chicago, IN.
To qualify, you must have:
•         Social Work license for the State of Indiana required
•         Minimum of 2 years in discharge planning preferred
•         Experience with relevant systems (e.g. EMRs, disease registries)
•         Experience with transitioning patients to post acute providers (nursing homes, rehabilitation centers and home health)
•         Knowledgeable about population health management
•         Requires ability to use logical problem solving skills and make independent decisions based on the nursing process and the CIN policies/ procedures.
•         Requires motivation and critical thinking skills. 
•         Must have effective judgment and/ or action during critical situations. 
•         Must provide compassionate assistance to people with medical or mental health needs.

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