Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 155923-1A
Date Posted: Jul 3, 2019
Lahey Health is a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.
About the Job
As a member of the care coordination team, the medical social worker coordinates patient care by providing clinical psychosocial, financial planning and care coordination services to patients/families whose psychosocial or environmental conditions inhibit the success of the patients’ treatment plans, with emphasis on community health education/experience. The medical social worker builds from the resources of the community to plan and direct services to meet the needs of individuals and families within their homes and communities in accordance with home care regulations and payer guidelines.
Holds a minimum of a Master’s degree from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Holds a current LCSW, and is licensed to work in Massachusetts, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) preferred. Maintains an American Heart Association (AHA) CPR certification
Minimum of one year of social work experience in a health care setting, previous home care preferred.
Demonstrates excellent observation and problem solving/critical thinking skills. Well-developed verbal and written communication skills; essential computer skills to work with EMR. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order. Self-directed and able to work with minimal supervision. Shows strong ability to organize and prioritize workload independently.
Part time, 16 hour day shift
The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.
Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.