Social Worker MSW/Case Management - FT
Under the supervision of Director of Case Management and Utilization Management. the social worker will assist in meeting the psycho social needs of patients in order to achieve optimal health outcomes. Assess patients for discharge needs and assists with making appropriate referrals for local/state/ community resources. Educates family, patient and staff on services beyond the hospital homecare, Hospice, DME, VA etc. Assists with filing applications, and financial applications, Handles adoption issues on Women’s Care as requested .Works closely with victims of abuse and neglect for support and appropriate referral. Makes appropriate referrals to department of Human Services. Assists with guardianship as requested. Area of primary focus will be the emergency and complex Case Management.
Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Social Work with a Master’s degree or have a BSW and pursuing a master’s in progress
Required: 3-5yrs in acute care experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Recommended: Bi-lingual (Spanish)