We are seeking a Full-Time Social Worker Case Manager 1 to support the Case Management Department at Inova Alexandria Cancer Center.
This is a unique opportunity to work with both newly diagnosed and pre-existing patients with addressing their needs during cancer diagnosis and treatment. This position will work one on one with patients to help address issues or concerns related to finances, housing, employment and identifying resources to meet those needs.
The department operates Monday through Friday, 7:30 to 5PM.
The job duties for this position include:
Provides/Evaluates biopsychosocial impact on patient plan of care.
Evaluates patient ability to progress throughout the continuum of care.
Works collaboratively in communication with physicians, nursing and other members of the multi-disciplinary care team to effect timely and appropriate patient management.
Working knowledge /experience in utilization management, managed care and payer issues.
Psychosocial assessment and Interventions.
Provides discharge planning and continuity of care for assigned patients in the acute and post-acute setting.
Understands pre-acute and post-acute resources.
Provides coordination of services and acts as key liaison between patient, the patient's family and the interdisciplinary healthcare members.
1-2 years clinical and case management experience in an acute and post-acute health care environment.
Master's in Social Work (MSW)
Working knowledge of case management processes needs assessment, principles of utilization review/quality assurance, discharge planning, and reimbursement structures (i.e. Medicare, Medicaid, and HMO).
Knowledge of regulatory requirements.
Advanced communication (oral and written) skills to effectively and professionally liaison with patients, families, and medical staff.
Inova is a global leader in personalized health, which leverages precision medicine to predict, prevent and treat disease, enabling individuals to live longer, healthier lives. At Inova, we serve more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research. At Inova, more than 16,000 employees demonstrate their commitment every day to providing the community with expert, world-class, compassionate patient care.