Bring your Heart! We are seeking a compassionate caring partner and patient advocate
1st Shift Part-time- 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Requires flexibility. Will include training on and possibly off-site. Will be key in building the program.
JOB SUMMARY: This job encompasses 2 roles for the transplant center: 1) Living Donor Social Worker and 2) Independent Living Donor Advocate. The job requires demonstration of professional interpersonal skills in dealing with patients, families, physicians, staff, and community. 1) As Living Donor Social Worker, the role includes a. responsibility for providing social work services including psycho-social assessment, information, referral, high risk screening, crisis intervention and resolution to potential and actual live kidney donors b. Facilitation of discharge planning process throughout the live donor process to promote optimal clinical financial and satisfactory patient outcomes c. Medical Specialty Care coordination as assigned
2) As Independent Living Donor Advocate, the role requires a. Independent function from the transplant center activities including potential recipient evaluation or decision to transplant potential recipients. b. Primary responsibility to advocate for the rights of the living donor, represent and advise the potential donor, protect and promote the best interests of the potential living donor and ensure that the donor's decision is informed and free from coercion.
Lee Health is the leading provider of health care in Southwest Florida and has served the citizens of Lee County and surrounding communities since 1916. Lee Health consists of four acute care hospitals, two specialty hospitals and comprehensive health care services in facilities and office locations throughout Southwest Florida. With more than 1 million patient contacts each year, Lee Health is the fourth largest public health system in the United States and one of the largest in Florida. Lee Health is a progressive, financially sound health care provider with over 11,800 employees, 1,300 community physicians and 4,500 volunteers and auxilians.