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Social Worker Lead Care Manager

Company: Gardner Health Services
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Gardner Health Services is currently recruiting to fill a Social Worker Lead Care Manager position. This is a full-time position in based out of the Downtown Resource Center located at 777 E. Santa Clare St Suite 2004, San Jose, CA 95112. As a member of the Downtown Resource Center, Enhanced Care Management team, the Social Worker Lead Care Manager will work directly to support Gardner Health Services (GHS) highest risk patients who are experiencing one or more chronic disease conditions, in addition to ongoing medical and social barriers. Social Worker LCM will be part of an interdisciplinary team comprised of primary care providers, RN Complex Care Manager, Care Coordinators, Care Managers, and lifestyle coaches. In collaboration with this team, provide a variety of support to patients and will also support care coordination and care management services to GHS patients. In collaboration with the interdisciplinary care team, the Social Worker LCM will be responsible for the timely coordination of health care services to meet the patient's individual need and promote quality and cost effective outcomes. Provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Provide care and care coordination and access to wide range services including case management, Mental Health, Substance Use Disorder, Housing, and services designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare. Advice family care givers to access counseling, and making referrals to other services, case management interventions, planning hospital discharge, and organizing support groups within internal and external resources.This recruitment will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Apply now!Minimum Qualifications:The minimum qualifications of this position is listed below. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Psychology, required.
  • Two (2) years' of experience in the provision of social services and/or discharge planning in an acute care setting, preferred.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish, preferred.*If selected, other documents and certifications may be required as part of the hiring and credentialing process*Compensation:Compensation and level of position placement will be determined based on relevant experience and education.Social Worker Lead Care Manager: $27.00 - 32.00/hourlyPLEASE SEE ATTACHED FOR THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTIONCOVID-19 Vaccination RequirementAs an employer in the Healthcare industry in Santa Clara County, Gardner Health Services follows all directives set by the County Health Officer. Click here for the latest directive, which requires all Healthcare employees to be fully vaccinated, unless otherwise exempted. Please review the attached order to determine your suitability, and we are happy to answer any questions you may haveWorking at Gardner Health ServicesEmployees at Gardner Health Services define the meaning of community service. Gardner employees are passionate about helping people in the community of which they are a part. Staff members are deeply valued both by the community in which they serve, their fellow colleagues, and company administration. A strong sense of teamwork, empathy, and dedication exists amongst Gardner staff that truly embodies what health care professionals should be. Gardner Health Services takes tremendous pride in seeing the growth and professional advancement of its employees. Employees enjoy a healthy work/life balance and a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness. Additionally, job security is excellent and has led to longtime retention of Gardner personnel. Whether you are new to the healthcare industry and looking to get exposure to a possible career in healthcare or a seasoned veteran who wants to make an impact in the community, Gardner Health Care has a position for you.Gardner Health Services offers market competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package for eligible employees, including minimal out-of-pocket expenses for health, dental and vision insurance for an entire family. Also included is 401(K) profit sharing contributions, life insurance, an employee assistance program, annual education reimbursement, and a generous paid time off and holiday leave bank.Who We AreGardner Health Services is a dynamic and progressive company dedicated to providing the best healthcare services with a community-oriented approach. Gardner's mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive medical and mental healthcare, including prevention and education, early intervention, treatment and advocacy services which are affordable, respectful, culturally, linguistically and age appropriate. Compromised of 10 various clinics with locations in the Bay Area of California stretching from Gilroy to Atherton and focused in the San Jose area, Gardner's services are strategically located to ensure adequate coverage in the region and areas with the highest needs. Gardner provides a full range of medical services including pediatrics, dental and vision care as well as a robust program dedicated to mental and behavioral health. Gardner Health Services and its staff are deeply engrained in the community in which they serve and continually strive to go above and beyond to take care of the community and its members. Gardner Health Services is an equal opportunity employer

Keywords: Gardner Health Services, San Jose , Social Worker Lead Care Manager, Executive , San Jose, California

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