Social Worker- Population Health

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  • South Portland, ME
  • Maine Medical Partners
  • Full Time - Day Shift
  • Professional - Clinical
  • Req #: 129942
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Summary

  • Position Summary
    • Provides professional social work services that support the goal of the Population Health Program to deliver risk based population management services to patients at all times during their tenure of care at Maine Medical Partners.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in social work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
    • License/Certifications: Licensed by the Maine State Board of Social Work.
    • Experience: Experience providing therapeutic services to adult and pediatric patients with chronic medical issues. Experience in client advocacy and case management.
    • Proficiencies:
      • Proficient computer skills.
      • High level of analytical skills to resolve complex psychosocial problems associated with illness Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
      • Ability to interact effectively as member of an interdisciplinary health care team.
      • Ability to identify and utilize community resources.
      • Ability to communicate appropriately with a diverse patient population.
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Specialized Knowledge: Knowledge of health and social issues impacting diverse clients and their well-being. Knowledge of the use of therapeutic relationship to foster patient involvement.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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