Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Full Time

Care Coordinator

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Care Coordinator for The Health Center at Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.

Care Coordinator

Shift: Days

Status: Full Time

Department: Health Center at Faith Mission

ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.

REQUIREMENTS for a Care Coordinator with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Bachelor or Associates Degree in healthcare, social work, public health, health education or related healthcare field required; or at least 6 months equivalent training and experience providing health education.
  • LSW, LPN, RN, Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES) Preferred.
  • Health education experience preferred.
  • Experience in clinical or community resource setting.
  • Treatment plan management experience is desirable.
  • Evidence of essential leadership, communication, education, and counseling skills.
  • Electronic Health Record experience preferred.
  • Experience with data and reporting.
  • Proficiency with basic software (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Knowledge of community services and resources.

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

RESPONSIBILITIES for a Care Coordinator with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Provide individual and group patient coaching and support.
  • Utilize health assessment activities to identify patient health education needs.
  • Collaborate with patients to develop health improvement plans centered on personalized evidence-based goals and provide support toward patients' achievement of those goals.
  • Facilitate patient access to appropriate medical and specialty providers, treatment, and services identified in the Care Plan and meet with providers as needed to coordinate care.
  • Increase patients' ability for self-management and shared decision-making.
  • Connect patients to relevant community resources, with the goal of enhancing patient health and well-being, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing health care costs.
  • Facilitate and attend meetings between patient, family/caregiver(s), care team, payers, and community resources, as needed.
  • Complete progress notes in an electronic health record system.
  • Participate in QI/QA and program planning, activities, and monitoring.
  • Contribute to the development of high quality, culturally appropriate health promotion materials.
  • Track patient progress and program data for reporting.
  • Work with volunteers in the health center to provide education and support.
  • Attend relevant training courses/webinars and meetings as assigned.
  • Provide feedback for the improvement of the Health Education Program.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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