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Social Work Care Coordinator - Children in Custody, Fostering Connections Clinic Job in Columbus, Ohio US

Social Work Care Coordinator - Children in Custody, Fostering Connections Clinic

Nationwide Childrens Hospital Inc - Columbus, OH

Posted: 4/16/2021 - Expires: 7/15/2021

Job ID: 226343828


Job Description

Social Work Care Coordinator - Children in Custody, Fostering Connections Clinic

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Social Work


Social Work Care Coordinator - Children in Custody, Fostering Connections Clinic

The Social Work Care Coordinator ensures quality patient care in the appropriate setting by assessing key needs, addressing local and systemic issues interfering with care, assisting families in setting appropriate goals and tracking progress toward achieving those goals. Navigates the health care system on behalf of high need patients (including delegates); supervises and provides care coordination; plans for education; and provides for patient safety and quality of care. Serves as an agile problem solver on multiple levels, from patient-level, to disease population and care system. Practices professional social work and promotes patient advocacy in accordance with the NASW Code of Ethics for Social Work.

Exciting opportunity to work for the oldest and largest pediatric Accountable Care Organization in the country! Our Social Work Care Coordinators work closely with providers, payers, and patients to improve care for children with complex medical issues in a team environment. Opportunities abound for mentorship and to participate in research and program growth initiatives. Our patient outcomes show that our children spend less time in the hospital and emergency room as a result of our care coordination efforts. Reach your potential and enjoy your work every day when you join our team! Masters of Social Work and Ohio Licensure (LSW) required to with our team at Nationwide Children's Hospital.

Must maintain a current Ohio Social Work license.


M-F 8am-5pm


Partners for Kids

525 E Mound St

Columbus, Ohio 43215

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 aCollaborative Cultureto deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to fosternewdiscoveries, 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 achanceto use and grow your talent to make an impact thattrulymatters.Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.

Nationwide Children's Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


What Will You Be Doing?

Screening and identification of patients
Outreach to primary care physicians, specialty physicians and other service providers to identify patients in need of care coordination
Completes comprehensive Health Risk Assessment
Develops family-centered plan of care
Facilitates communication and collaboration amongst the healthcare team
Develops patient's/family self-management skills through education and resource provision
Manages transitions between settings, caregivers and providers
Provides monitoring and follow-up across the continuum of care
Provides consultation, education, and training to staff regarding psychosocial issues that impact the delivery of optimal health care services
Participates in orientation and continuing education of staff and students as appropriate


What Are We Looking For?

To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess these minimum qualifications and experience:

MSW required
LSW required, LISW preferred.
Two (2) years' clinical/medical social work experience required
Valid Driver's License
Proof of Auto Insurance
Required to do home visits in 34 county area
Active BLS certificate, Case Management certification desired.
Working knowledge of Medicaid and other regulatory agency standards.

Your Benefits, Your Wellness:

As an employer, Nationwide Children's recognizes the importance of the benefits we offer. We also recognize the importance of balancing your work and personal needs. Our benefits and Employee Wellness package is designed to:

Empower you to be a conscientious health care consumer through educational and wellness activities
Establish a work environment that promotes health and well-being
Support your financial protection and security in retirement
Most of our positions are benefits' eligible from day 1.

Minimum Physical Requirements:

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.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
Master's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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