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Ambulatory Social Worker

Company: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc.
Location: Benton
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Ambulatory Social Worker is a non-clinical social work position responsible for case management of the Baptist Health patients attributed to value-based contracts, which includes patients in the clinically integrated network and accountable care organization, as well as patients identified with social determinants of health barriers to care.

The Ambulatory Social Worker is responsible for engaging patients who have been identified for social work services, developing a personalized plan of care, ensuring coordination of community resources, and managing individualized psychosocial and financial outcomes.

The Ambulatory Social Worker provides emotional support services to patients and their families, facilitates conversations regarding Advanced Care Planning, identifies social determinants of health barriers to care, facilitates community resource networking to address identified needs, coordinates continuity of patient care with external healthcare organizations and facilities, and supports patient self-management of medical and psychosocial care needs.

Working Conditions

* An office setting or remote work environment. Adjustable and/or flexible hours may be required to meet the department needs.
* Minimal travel will be required to clinics in Southern Indiana as well to designated locations for in-person meetings.

Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Required

* Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education required.
* Current Kentucky license as a Certified Social Worker (CSW) or current Indiana license as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required.
* For employees working in both Kentucky and Indiana, reciprocal licensure in nonresident state required within 2 months of hire.
* Certification in Case Management (CCM) preferred. Required to obtain within 1 year of eligibility.
* Minimum two years of medical social work experience preferred.
* Proficient in social work skills related to department needs and assigned duties
* Self-disciplined, energetic, passionate, innovative
* Must demonstrate strong team work that includes following a system and protocols to achieve a common goal
* Strong organization skills and well-developed oral and written communication skills
* Demonstrates sound judgment, decision making and problem solving skills
* Able to maintain confidentiality in handling sensitive information in accordance with practice, state and federal regulations
* Must be able to sit and use a computer for extended periods of time

If you would like to be part of a growing family focused on supporting clinical excellence, teamwork and innovation, we urge you to apply now!

Employees will be expected to comply with Baptist Health's infectious disease and vaccination policies, which include but may not be limited to compliance with BHS' mandatory vaccination policies for influenza and COVID unless reasonable accommodations are needed under applicable law

Baptist Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

Keywords: Baptist Healthcare System, Inc., Little Rock , Ambulatory Social Worker, Healthcare , Benton, Arkansas

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