Excela Health SOCIAL WORKER - MSW in United States
The Social Worker plans, organizes, and directs the clinical case management functions of assigned patient population under the direction of the Nurse Case Manager. This includes completing clinical and biopsychosocial assessments on all assigned cases to determine appropriate utilization of facility resources and thereby ensuring timely, effective, and safe discharges. Assumes a leadership role within the health care team by facilitating and attending Collaborative Care Rounds on assigned units. Work may involve in-depth assessment of family dynamics and needs which requires comprehensive working knowledge of community resources to direct positive discharge outcomes.
Masters Degree in Social Work
Internship in Acute Care (case management/social work) within the last two years; prior work experience in acute care
Other Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of Payor/Insurance Benefits Functional Skills on PC and Related Software (Microsoft Office) Knowledge of basic Office Equipment such as copier, fax machine, etc. Strong leadership ability, independent thinking and decision-making ability; analytical problem solving skills, sound judgment; excellent oral and written communication skills, must be able to function in a team environment. Ability to communicate with all members of the health care team Independent thinking and decision-making ability Ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments Familiarity with InterQual Level of Care criteria. Outstanding interpersonal communication skills. Flexibility/prioritization skills. Able to meet attendance / scheduling requirements.
LSW, Case Management Certification; three years clinical experience/case management experience, and in palliative care
Requisition Number: 16-0656
Post Date: 6/22/2016
Title: SOCIAL WORKER - MSW
Specialty: CLINICAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Location: WESTMORELAND HOSPITAL
Sign-On Bonus: No