CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents.
Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
With guidance from the Market Director of Population Health Management, works collaboratively with physicians, staff and other healthcare professionals within his/her clinically integrated network (CIN), Arkansas Health Network, to provide care coordination across the healthcare continuum for patients. The social worker is an integral member of the healthcare team who works to ensure patients are able to navigate through the healthcare continuum while improving the coordination of care and patient/family experience.
Coordinates a wide range of community-based and healthcare support services for patients. The goal is to better manage patients in the ambulatory setting by providing a variety of support functions which contribute to the overall improvement in patients' healthcare quality of life as well as efficient use of resources.
MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Education: Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree required.
Licensure/Certification: A current unencumbered SW license to practice in the State of Arkansas is required. Certification in case management (CCM) preferred, public health and/or community health preferred.
Experience: Three years of social work experience in a healthcare setting.
Experience working with Medicare and Medicaid populations and related social/economic issues preferred. Experience in patient education preferred.
Must have strong organizational (time management) skills, strong interpersonal skills
and the ability to handle multiple priorities. Knowledge of and practical use of good business English, spelling, arithmetic, practices and the ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal skills.
Proficient in email communications and internet usage along with basic use of Microsoft Excel and Word. Knowledge of information technology to evaluate care effectiveness (care process, outcomes and cost). Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks). Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire. Ability to work autonomously within matrix environment without direct supervision or support.
Catholic Health Initiative