The Volunteer Coordinator/Patient Navigator (LCSW) coordinates the delivery of volunteer services for the hospice program. In addition, assists the attending physician and the patient in all steps required by the End of Life Option Act (the Act), assisting with ensuring compliance with all aspects of UCDMC policy and the Act. Applies laws, regulations and policy as they relate to the separate programsREQUIRED--Licensed Clinical Social Worker; two years or more post licensing experience preferred--Expert in all aspects of the aid-in-dying procedures preferred. Familiarity with interpersonal dynamics and knowledge of end of life challenges. --Experience maintaining effectiveness and efficiency under pressure --Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards, State and National regulations related to the hospice volunteer services --Thorough knowledge of hospice, palliative and end of life care --Knowledge of the End of Life Option Act policy and laws and regulation related to the Act. --Knowledge and understanding of human behavior, psychotherapy, communication, the influence of culture and values, and social work practice. --Knowledge of legal implications for clinical practice --Knowledge of community resources and mandated reporting requirements for CPS, APS and domestic violence --Ability to represent the University, Department and Hospice program in a professional manner --Patient advocacy and leadership skills --Working knowledge of Microsoft Works, and electronic medical record Special Requirements --Valid CA Driver' license --Participation in DMV pull notice system --Ability to travel in Sacramento, Yolo, Placer and surrounding Counties --May be subject to drug and alcohol testing --Some restricted vacation due to program needs PREFERREDPrior home health/hospice social work experienceSPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-t...erm course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging everyone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.