Position funded by Access Health grant from the Duke Endowment.
Piedmont Health Partners is a local Clinically Integrated Network owned by AnMed Health and comprised of employed and independent health care providers. The role of a Health Partner establishes and maintains collaborative relationships with physicians, other health care providers, patients and their families, to achieve desired patient outcomes throughout the continuum of care. The Social Worker provides education and support services to patients, families, and staff; assesses needs, plans, coordinates and evaluates services of patients with the goal of equipping and empowering individuals and their families. This position remains knowledgeable of community resources and refers patients appropriately to community agencies and post-acute providers.
Required Qualifications include:
Masters degree in Social Work with SC licensure.
Two years of experience in Social Services.
Knowledge regarding community resources.
Excellent communication skills.
Works in collaborative team approach.
Willingness to become a Certified Health Coach.
Has valid SC drivers license.
Comfortable in a variety of settings meeting patients and working with a team.
Willing to use personal transportation (mileage reimbursed) for home visits and other patient centered travel such as joint physician visits.
Familiarity with EHR, Microsoft word and/or other similar computer software.
Willingness to learn new skills.
Preferred Qualifications include:
One year of hospital/healthcare related community experience preferred.