Care Manager (MSW) - UNC Internal Medicine at Weaver Crossing
Company: UNC Health Care
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Description UNC Health Alliance is UNC Healths statewide
clinically integrated network and population health services
organization. The mission of this team is to transform healthcare
delivery on behalf of more than 7,200 providers by offering
patient-centered solutions to populations covered under alternative
payment models. Joining this team means you will work closely with
providers, practices, payers, business leaders, and community
partners to improve the quality and accessibility of care while
lowering the cost of care for patients, payers, and businesses. We
are a growing team looking for top talent to help us with creative
solutions that improve patient care and help make healthcare more
affordable. Become part of an inclusive organization with over
40,000 diverse employees, whose mission is to improve the health
and well-being of the unique communities we serve.Summary:
Responsible for patient outreach and care coordination in the
ambulatory practice setting. Identifies barriers to care plan
compliance and provides appropriate education and resources. Works
collaboratively with the care team to achieve high quality, low
cost outcomes for patient populations. Consistently achieves
established productivity targets.
1. Provides care management services in the ambulatory practice
setting. Works collaboratively with other care team members to
develop and support the patient's care plan.
2. Utilizes motivational interviewing to identify barriers and
facilitate care plan compliance. Serves as a patient advocate,
supporting shared decision-making and the use of decision aids.
3. Educates patients and families on a variety of topics including
how to access medical home services, establish self-management
goals, and navigate the health care system.
4. Identifies, coordinates and helps to align patient care and
community resources to facilitate patient care transitions and
prevent hospital readmissions and Emergency Department visits.
5. Provides psychotherapy for mental, emotional, addictive,
behavioral, or developmental disorders and conditions within the
scope of practice for a LCSW.
6. Reviews and monitors patient outcomes, recommends changes in
care plan and implements population management interventions.
7. Appropriately documents consults and interventions in the
patient's electronic medical record.
8. Consistently achieves established productivity targets.
9. Appropriately documents consults and interventions in the
patient's electronic medical record.
10. Actively participates in meetings, problem solving, goal
setting, quality improvement and patient satisfaction
11. Maintains compliance with organizational policies and
procedures and evidenced based guidelines.
Other InformationOther information:
Requires Master's in Social Work.
Professional Experience Requirements:
Three (3) years of broad clinical experience in the acute care
setting caring for patients with complex medical conditions
required. Experience in case management, utilization review,
quality management preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/and Abilities Requirements:
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication capabilities.
Knowledge of care management and quality improvement principles.
Possess appropriate analytical skills to independently problem
solve and make decisions. Possess computer skills at a level
sufficient to effectively and efficiently use computer applications
common to a Patient Centered Medical Home practice.
Job DetailsLegal Employer:NCHEALTHEntity: UNC Physicians
Organization Unit: Pop Health-UNCPN Care MgmtWork Type: Full
Standard Hours Per Week: 40.00Work Schedule: Day JobLocation of
Job: US:NC:MorrisvilleExempt From Overtime: Exempt: Yes
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