Lead Medical Social Worker
Oak Street Health Cleveland, OH
- Expired: September 16, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.
Company: Oak Street Health
Title: Medical Social Worker
The mission of Oak Street Health is to rebuild healthcare as it should be.
We are a rapidly growing, innovative company of community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare.
The Oak Street model integrates outstanding clinical expertise, technology, and teamwork to deliver improved care quality and cost savings. These cost savings are then reinvested into care in our communities, creating a virtuous cycle of improving community health.
We are a national organization serving over 100,000 patients and we are growing rapidly. We are a diverse team of care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more -- all dedicated to our Oaky Values and motivated by our mission. Were looking forward to getting to know you!
For more information, visit www.oakstreethealth.com.
The Medical Social Worker is a key member of a clinic, contributing to multiple care teams to support the social service needs of our patients. In partnership with the care team, they will serve as a prevention specialist, providing assessment, advocacy, and case management services to individual patients and their caregivers, in an effort to help patients maintain or improve their health status and avoid hospitalizations.
Proactively support our highest need patients through telephonic check-ins, clinic visits
Partner with patients to identify their goals, increase engagement in care and reduce barriers to achieving healthcare goals and execution of their care plan
Facilitate patient referrals to community agencies and resources, under direction of the provider and in line with Oak Street Health medical management efforts
Navigate Managed Care plans and resources to ensure mindful utilization
Provide community case management to increase patient ability to independently manage health conditions and reduce reliance on support services
Increase patient understanding of end-of-life options and prepare patients and their caregivers for potential challenges in end-of-life care
Conduct biopsychosocial assessments using evidence-based tools for patients in care
Participate in care team meetings, leading discussion around patients in his/her caseload
Complete case and progress documentation in a timely manner to allow for visibility into case status and productivity
What are we looking for?
Masters degree in Social Work required, preferably from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
Minimally Licensed in the State of Practice Social Worker
Minimum one year of clinical social work experience
Motivated social workers with a problem-solving orientation and a flexible and positive attitude
Prior independent care management or case coordination experience
Experience conducting home visits and providing telephonic support
Experience working on a multidisciplinary team preferred
US work authorization
Someone who embodies being Oaky
What does being Oaky look like?
Radiating positive energy
Assuming good intentions
Creating an unmatched patient experience
Driving clinical excellence
Taking ownership and delivering results
Why Oak Street?
Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:
Collaborative and energetic culture
Fast-paced and innovative environment
Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits
Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to oakstreethealth.com/careers.
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