Medical Social Worker (Bsw) - Westside Primary Care

Nationwide Children's Hospital Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 3 weeks ago

Overview

Medical Social Worker

  • Care Coordination (Westside Primary Care) (Non-Exempt)

We are seeking a Medical Social Worker

  • The Medical Social Worker (BSW) assists patients and families with complex medical and behavioral health needs to navigate uneventfully, efficiently, and as effectively as possible through the course of their illness to improve or maintain social, emotional, functional and physical health. Practices professional social work and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics for Social Work. Must maintain a current Ohio Social Work license.

Schedule:

Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

Location:

441 Industrial Mile Rd

Columbus, OH 43228

Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?

The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children's Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.

Here, Everyone Matters. We're 13,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we'll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.

Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children's badge what they do for a living. They'll tell you it's More Than a Job. It's a calling. It's a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud

Responsibilities

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Outreach to primary care physicians, specialty physicians, and other service providers to identify patients in need of care coordination.

  • Works closely with families to guide them through the health care system to optimize the care and services they receive to improve child health, decrease costs, and improve satisfaction with care.

  • Practices the principles of Family Centered Care.

  • Works closely with care coordinators based in other settings and levels of care to share responsibility in an efficient manner. Function as a resource to discharge planners in an inpatient setting as requested.

  • Travel within a 34 county area including home visiting, participation in primary and specialty care office visits, and collaborative meetings with community agencies including schools and county boards.

  • Ensuring the delivery of preventive services, health promotion activities and other interventions that proactively address potential risks.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required.

  • Current Social Work license (LSW) in Ohio required.

Required Experience:

  • Professionally appropriate analytical and organization skills required.

  • Effective customer service, communication, and interpersonal skills required.

  • Demonstrated leadership and teaching abilities required.

  • Travel and home visiting within a 34 county area expected.

  • Good Driving record is required.

  • Proof of auto insurance.

  • Active driver's license.

Minimum Physical Requirement:

  • Sitting Constantly (67-100%)
  • Talking on phone/in person constantly (67-100%)
  • Typing on a keyboard occasionally (0-33%)
  • Standing/walking occasionally (0-33%)

The above list of duties is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties performed by the individual so classified, nor is it intended to limit or modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct, and control the work of employees under his/her supervision.

EOE M/F/Disability/Vet

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