Case Manager - MSW - Contingent - Allegiance Health

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Nursing
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1912224 Requisition #

Position Summary:

The MSW Case Manager is responsible for facilitating coordination of multiple disciplines and resources for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients to insure the highest quality care with the best outcomes for the patient in the most economical and cost effective manner. Collaborates with multiple disciplines and resources to facilitate transition of the patient to the appropriate site on the continuum of care. Integrates decisions of committees into the operation and activities of the department. Incorporates services to provide optimal health.

Minimum Education:
Graduation from an accredited Master’s Degree Social Work Program.

 

Minimum Work Experience:
Equivalent of one year of social work/health care experience.
 
Required Licenses/Certifications:
Current LLMSW and actively pursuing LMSW or LMSW
 
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Experience in psychosocial and therapeutic counseling
Recent clinical experience with specific patient population
Knowledge of care of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients
Ability to function successfully in an extremely challenging environment
Demonstrates leadership ability, communications, and interpersonal skills necessary to interact effectively with physicians, management, staff, external agencies/customers and patients/families
 
Preferred Qualifications:
LMSW
MSW Case Management Certification
Emergency Services Case Management experience
Hospital Social Work experience
Working knowledge/experience in utilization management, managed care, and payor issues
Discharge Planning experience

     Overview

       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit HenryFord.com.

     Benefits

       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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