We are seeking a Social Worker Case Manager 1 to support the Inova Transplant Program, located on the campus of nationally top-ranked Inova Fairfax Hospital. Recognized for excellence and innovation, Inova transplant surgeons and heart and lung specialists offer new hope to individuals dealing with serious life-threatening heart and lung diseases that once was considered untreatable.
The job duties for this position include:
Clinical social worker for the heart and lung transplant programs.
Performs psychosocial assessment of candidates for transplant and VAD.
Provides psychosocial support in the context of the multidisciplinary team.
Facilitates various patient groups
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 coordination of services and acts as key liaison between patient, the patient's family and the interdisciplinary healthcare members.
Internal Number: 39343BR
About Inova Health System
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.