Social Worker

Coxhealth Springfield , MO 65802

Posted 3 days ago

Job Benefits & Perks!

  • Tuition reimbursement up to $1,200 per year

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • Retirement with employer match

  • Onsite daycare with extended hours, holidays and weekends

  • Onsite fitness facilities

  • Pharmacy delivery to your unit

  • On-site Employee Health services

  • Opportunity to earn referral bonuses of up to $5,000 per hire for certain positions

  • 1906 Employee Store

  • 20% tuition discount on most classes at Cox College

  • Cafeteria discount

Job Summary

The social work care advisor provides supportive advocacy to patients and their families as part of an interdisciplinary health care team to overcome barriers to progression-of-care. This individual will provide both direct care management to a high-risk population, as well as provide clinical consultation to other members of the care team. The social work care advisor will work closely with providers, nurse care managers, case management, and other CoxHealth staff in order to have a patient-centered approach for coordinating the healthcare needs and wellness goals of our patients.

Job Requirements

Education

Required: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work

Preferred: Master's degree in Social Work

Experience

Required: 3 years of medical or community based social work experience

Preferred: Experience providing patient-centered outreach, behavioral health services, needs assessment and support

Preferred: Previous experience with electronic health records and prior work in an ambulatory setting

Preferred: Experience with Motivational Interviewing, Self-Management and Patient Engagement strategies

Preferred: Experience with Medicare population, insurance providers and telephonic patient engagement is a plus

Skills

Excellent telephone and interpersonal communication skills

Ability to multi-task and prioritize; strong organizational skills

Strong knowledge of medical terminology

Computer experience required

Demonstrate the ability to work independently, as well as collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and health care providers

Comfort with advocating for patients within the medical and community settings

Licensure/Certification/Registration

N/A


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