Penn State Health Corporation - Lancaster Medical Center
Location: US:PA:Lancaster Work Type: Full Time FTE: 1.00 Shift: Day Hours: 8:00a - 5:00p
Penn State Health Lancaster Medical Center, a planned 341,000-square-foot acute care hospital, will enhance an already vibrant network of primary and specialty care providers across Lancaster County. The new hospital will feature 129 private inpatient beds, an emergency department, physician offices, various specialty inpatient services, an imaging lab and complete medical and surgical capabilities. Expanding this footprint will help ensure residents of these communities have access, quality and choice of care as close to home as possible.
Lancaster Medical Center will also create new clinical and research opportunities for learners and investigators at Penn State College of Medicine. Through Penn State Health's core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence, the health system is committed to providing compassionate care for our diverse patient population, community and each other.
Conveniently located within 30 miles of Berks County and only 20 miles from York, Lancaster Medical Center is perfectly positioned for professionals who are seeking a positive and service-focused culture, right in their own backyard.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Responsible for managing, evaluating, providing and improving care coordination services for patients through efficient and effective planning, directing, coordinating and controlling of material/financial resources and human resources. This position's primary purpose is to manage the daily operations of case management, utilization review, and social work who are responsible for patient throughput, including, but not limited to: discharge planning; community resources utilization for patients; transfers-acute care, rehab, nursing home, home, and so forth; working with insurance companies; partnering with nursing staff, the patient/family and physician for effective and efficient delivery of care utilizing the patient's available resources.
Master's of Social Work Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing required
Three (3) years of related experience required
If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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