• Licensed Social Worker

    Posted Date 4 months ago(4/4/2018 11:08 AM)
    ID
    2018-4270
    Type
    Full-Time
    Shift
    7.5 Hour
    Category
    Licensed / Certified / Registered Professions
    Shift Details
    7.5Hr: 8am - 4pm with variable shifts as needed
    Primary Location
    Hellen Snell Cheel Medical Campus
    City
    Potsdam
    Education: Required Level
    Bachelor's Degree
    Education: Preferred Level
    Master's Degree
    Education: Required Field
    Social Work
    Education: Preferred Field
    Social Work
    Licensure / Certification (Text Only)
    Required: Current license as social worker |   |   | Preferred:  Current NYS licensure as MSW |   |   | Required: 3   years’ experience   as social worker working in a healthcare environment |   |   | Preferred:  Experience as a hospital based social worker |   |  
  • Job Summary

    Creates optimal outcomes for the patient and family by managing complex psychosocial and economic co-morbidities. Through practice skills mobilizes resources to reduce patient risks and serves as ambassador between hospital and community. Assist in the discharge planning process for patients. Works closely with the Chronic Disease Specialist, and reports directly to the Director of PPM.

    Core Responsibilities

    1. (20%) Assessment: Assesses patients and integrates information from healthcare workers, providers, and other team members to determine potential and actual risks to recovery and the next level of care. Develops, implements and monitors a comprehensive plan of care related to needs of the patient, through an interdisciplinary team process in conjunction with patient and family.

     

    1. (20%) Planning: Develops a comprehensive care plan to meet the psycho/social needs of the patient.

     

    1. (20%) Collaboration: Collaborates with physicians, nursing, social work, and multiple disciplines, departments, payer, agencies to eliminate barriers to effective healthcare planning and addressing psycho/social needs.

     

    1. (20%)     Social work services and interventions consistent with regulatory requirements as these related to reporting cases of abuse, neglect, end of life issues and others as needed.

     

     

    1. (20%)   Medical Records: Documents patient intervention and outcomes timely and accurately in the medical record

     

    EOE

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