SOCIAL WORK TRANSITIONAL CARE COORDINATOR - HIRING FAIR
Cook County Health
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 00130086
SOCIAL WORK TRANSITIONAL CARE COORDINATOR - HIRING FAIR
Job Number: 00130086
Job Posting: Jan 10, 2023, 5:40:53 PM
Closing Date: Jan 24, 2023, 11:59:00 PM
Collective Bargaining Unit: SEIU Local 73
Posting Salary: $34.18-$41.25 HOURLY
Organization: Health and Hospital Systems
Cook County Health will seek to fill the positions by means of the Hiring Fair Process.
Note: Onsite interviews will be held at John H. Stroger: 1950 West Polk Street - 5th Floor, Chicago, IL 60612.
The only opportunity to interview for this position will be on Tuesday January 24, 2023 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. You must attend onsite at the Hiring Fair (and sit for an interview if qualified) to be considered for the position.
As a reminder, please bring your resume, driver license, and any applicable certifications.
LOCATION: Department of Managed Care
605 S. Wolcott, Chicago, IL 60612
SHIFT: VARIOUS SHIFTS
JOB SUMMARY SEIU 73
The Social Work Transitional Care Coordinator works with an identified patient population to support the transition from facility based care to community based care. The Social Work Transitional Care Coordinator may work with patients being discharged from the hospital, skilled nursing or Cermak Health Services, those needing linkages to behavioral health services, those whose care may be impacted by changes in physician availability or those who have experienced a disruption in their insurance. Interfaces with patients, managed care representatives, physicians and community organizations. Additionally, may interact with the patient at the patient’s home, physician office or health care facility.
Outreaches to the patient and/or care giver and introduces self, performs screening if appropriate and interviews patient and/or caregiver to assess understanding of situation.
Reaches out to facility contact to obtain information regarding discharge needs and associated plan. Where appropriate secures medical records to support post-transition care. May visit patient in facility prior to discharge.
Develops a plan with the patient to meet the identified post discharge needs. The plan supports the patient’s continuity with their medical home team, ongoing care needs and addresses social determinants that may impact the patient’s ability to complete care plan activities. The plan may include home visits by the Transition Coordinator, accompanying patients to their first visits, or scheduled phone calls.
Documents all activities in care management system according to established policy and procedure.
Addresses social determinants through utilization of the Purple Binder software/database.
Provides feedback to medical home teams according to departmental policy and procedure.
Completes all training and attends educational sessions as appropriate.
Reports incidents of suspected abuse, neglect and exploitation to supervisor immediately upon discovery.
Collaborates with Integrated Care Management staff in other departments to leverage resources to support patient needs.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required (must provide proof at time of interview)
Licensed in the State of Illinois as a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) is required (must provide proof at time of interview)
Three (3) years of health care work experience is required
Two (2) years of experience electronic medical record, care management systems, or scheduling software is required
Basic proficiency using Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel) is required
Valid Driver’s license and mandatory vehicle insurance or other means of transportation is required
Prior addiction work experience is preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES & OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Knowledge of electronic medical record, care management systems, or scheduling software
Excellent verbal and written communication skills necessary to communicate with all levels of staff and a patient population composed of diverse cultures and age groups
Ability to work at a fast-paced
Ability to prioritize, plan and organize projects and tasks
Ability to meet appropriate confidentiality standards for protected health information (PHI)
Ability to adhere to department policies and standards utilizing best practices incorporating the use of electronic health record (EHR)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, “Are you a Military Veteran?”
Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver’s License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER’S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
For further information on our excellent benefits package, please click on the following link: http://www.cookcountyrisk.com/
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States’ territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictly prohibited from conditioning, basing or knowingly prejudicing or affecting any term or aspect of County employment or hiring upon or because of any political reason or factor.
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER