At WellStar, we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the most integrated healthcare provider in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.
The Advance Care Planning Facilitator is an active member of the Advance Care Planning program at Wellstar Health System performing the core functions surrounding advance care planning, e.g., consultation, education and evaluation. This individual is responsible for meeting with identified patients to participate in advance care planning. The individual will also be intimately involved in educating providers, patients, families and our community on the advance care planning. The position reports directly to the manager for advance care planning and has an essential role in the program.
Required Minimum Education
Masters Degree required
Required Minimum Licensure/Certification
Must be LCSW and complete respecting choices facilitator and instructor certification required within reasonable time as determined by the Manager of Advance Care Planning.
Required Minimum Experience
1-3 years experience working in a health care setting or system; prior work with advance care planning
Required Minimum Skills
Intermediate computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint.. Must have excellent communication skills and be able to interact with all stakeholders in the health system.
Must be able to work with patients and their families in a respectful and collaborative manner. Ability to travel to outpatient facilities within WellStar service area in various locations and work environments.
Project management experience strongly preferred. A track record of being results oriented, with demonstrated ability to drive performance is preferred.
Ability to measure and interpret results.
Internal Number: 44289
About Wellstar Health System
At Wellstar, our patients are the center of everything we do. Nationally ranked and locally recognized for our high-quality care, inclusive culture, and exceptional doctors and caregivers, Wellstar Health system is one of the largest and one of the most integrated healthcare systems in Georgia. Our state-of-the-art facilities include: 11 hospitals; 300+ medical office locations; 9 cancer centers; 55 rehabilitation centers; 3 hospice facilities; 1 retirement village; 21 imaging centers; 15 urgent care locations; and 5 health parks. Every day, our team of 24,000+ healthcare professionals provides personalized care for patients at every age and stage of life.