How have you impacted someone's life today? At Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system.
All patients who are admitted for medical care are screened for potential discharge needs regardless of race, age, sex, religion, diagnosis and ability to pay. The Care Coordinator utilizes high risk screen criteria and consults. All patients identified with potential discharge needs are assessed. Every patient’s physical, psychological, social, emotional, coping capacity in relation to illness/hospitalization is assessed according to protocols as appropriate.
The Care Coordinator Social Worker collaborates with members of the healthcare team to facilitate the progression of the patient's treatment and discharge plan. The Care Coordinator assists the Utilization Coordinator with utilization activities and referral services. This position incorporates assessment, care coordination and education of the patient/caregiver/healthcare team to reach appropriate goals from hospitalization and post-hospitalization care.
A day in the life of a Care Coordinator at Meridian includes:
If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!