Care Transitions Coordinator - Social Worker | HomeHealth
ChristianaCare Health System
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Internal Number: JR63915
Are you are an experienced healthcare Social Worker who is dedicated to providing excellent support as patients transition onto HomeHealth? ChristianaCare HomeHealth is the place for you. Our highly skilled caregivers assist patients with safely transitioning home. We work with families and their loved one's doctor and other health care providers to build a transition plan that will meet their needs as they move from acute and post-acute settings to their homes. Please see our video, by clicking this link, for a glimpse of what it means to work with us: https://youtu.be/OEVadkUrte8.
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching. Fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
We also provide tuition assistance for degreed programs.
Our medical/dental/vision benefits are available to our caregivers on their first day of employment! And we offer two different mechanisms toward planning for your retirement, a 403(b) and a defined contribution plan. Finally we provide a tablet and leverage Matrix Care to document patient records.
ChristianaCare HomeHealth is seeking a Full Time Care Transitions Coordinator - Social Worker. The successful candidate will support New Castle County, DE; work day shift hours 8:30am-5pm, and an occasional weekend day or holiday based upon departmental needs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop Relationships with referral sources, providers and other health care professionals.
Pre-admission evaluation and education of patients identified for home health to identify care needs, available resources, and validate information needed to ensure safe transfers across the care continuum.
Perform ICD-10 coding of referrals.
Coordinate with branch office manager to schedule start of care and supplies for services ordered by the provider as well as communication with referral sources and providers.
Identify patients appropriate for specialty programs and telehealth.
Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from a college/university accredited by the Council of Social Work.
2 years of Social Work experience required; 1 year within health care, preferably in a post-acute setting.
Previous case management or discharge planning preferred.
ChristianaCare is one of the country's most dynamic health systems, centered on improving health outcomes, making high-quality care more accessible and lowering health care costs. Christiana Care includes an extensive network of outpatient services, home health care, medical aid units, three hospitals (1,300 beds), a Level I trauma center and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, a comprehensive stroke center and regional centers of excellence in heart and vascular care, cancer care and women's health. We rank 21st in the nation for hospital admissions and 6th for admission of stroke patients. ChristianaCare is a not-for-profit teaching health system with our outstanding, data-powered care coordination service and a focus on population health and value-based care, ChristianaCare is crafting the future of health care.
Working for Christiana Care offers the best of urban and suburban living with multiple housing options, excellent restaurants and entertainment venues, quality public and private schools and a short driving distance to popular Delaware and New Jersey beaches. The location provides easy access to Washington, DC, Philadelphia and New York City - all within a short drive or train ride from Newark, DE.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.