DaVita Social Worker -Case Management Team in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This Social Worker will be a part of our new & growing VillageHealth Case Management team ! You will be a pioneer, as the first social worker for this program! The social worker will support our team in the greater Philadephia area, West Chester county, and parts of New Jersey.

The Social Worker provides guidance, assessments, support, and information to patients and their families to maximize the psychosocial functioning and adjustment of the patient in chronic kidney disease, including but not limited to, recommendations about financial programs, medical assistance programs, vocational rehabilitation programs, transportation resources, mental health and chemical dependency resources, and home health agencies.

  • MVP interventions & Weekly IDT call interventions.

  • Counsels new and current patients and families on treatment options and modalities; provides support, information, and assistance in treatment planning and adjusting to dialysis

  • Independently analyzes and provides information and facilitates referrals to community, private, state, and federal agencies based on psychosocial needs (e.g. financial programs, medication assistance programs, vocational rehabilitation programs, transportation resources, mental health, and home health agencies)

  • Acts as team subject matter expert for Motivational Interviewing.

  • Evaluates and monitors ongoing psychosocial issues and patient goals; communicates with interdisciplinary team regarding patient psychosocial issues affecting treatment and well being

  • Other duties as assigned.

All About VillageHealth.

VillageHealth is a Strategic Business Initiative of DaVita and is comprised of a dedicated team of specially trained nurses and professionals providing integrated care management to patients with kidney disease throughout the US. We provide services to help improve the lives of our patients by working with them to prevent complications, reduce the number of avoidable hospitalizations and improve overall health.

Let's face it…the world of healthcare is dynamic and moves at the speed of light. Unlike many healthcare companies in the market today, we acknowledge that our teammates are our most important asset and we want to help them to feel fulfilled in their careers.

When you join the DaVita Village, you're joining a winning team. Through our commitment to training, growth and quality we consistently achieve superior clinical outcomes while giving teammates the opportunity to excel in an award-winning environment that enables them to thrive both professionally and personally.

Here is what you can expect when you join our Village:

  • A "community first, company second" culture based on Core Values that really matter.

  • Clinical outcomes consistently ranked above the national average.

  • Award-winning education and training across multiple career paths to help you reach your potential.

  • Performance-based rewards based on stellar individual and team contributions.

  • A comprehensive benefits package designed to enhance your health, your financial well-being and your future.

  • Dedication, above all, to caring for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure across the nation.

  • Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW)

  • Licensed or registered in the state of practice as required by state regulations

  • Demonstrated knowledge of government and private insurance programs

  • Intermediate proficiency in MS Work, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook

  • Experience working with kidney care patients

Join us as we pursue our vision " To Build the Greatest Healthcare Community the World has Ever Seen . "

Why wait? Explore a career with DaVita today.

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