Posted: Sep 4, 2020

Advanced Care Planning Facilitator, Marietta GA

WellStar Health System - Marietta, GA
Application Deadline: N/A

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.

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. 

We proudly offer a comprehensive benefits package, including: 

Medical, dental, vision, insurance
Occurrence based malpractice
Short-term and long-term disability insurance
Life insurance 403 (b) with employer match

CME allowance
Extended illness bank
Paid time off for vacation, & holidays 
Adoption assistance