Case Manager Senior Social Worker
Company: Christiana Care Health System
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Christiana Care Health System, a Magnet health care organization
with over 1,100 beds between its two hospitals (Christiana Hospital
& Wilmington Hospital) and the only Level I trauma service on the
East Coast corridor between Philadelphia & Baltimore, has been
honored repeatedly as "One of America's Best Hospitals" by U.S.
News & World Report. Christiana Care Health System is always
seeking like-minded professionals to join us in our commitment to
providing the best patient care in the region. Just named 3rd in
the Top 10 Best Hospitals to work for in the North East.
The Christiana Care Health System is currently recruiting a Part
Time Senior Social Worker to join the Care Management Team at the
Wilmington Hospital. This is a full-time day shift, Case Management
position. The Case Manager is a vital member of the
interdisciplinary team that is responsible to create, implement,
and monitor care plans to ensure safe, timely, and effective
transitions throughout the care continuum and discharge
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Works with the patient, family, and other members of the health
care team to formulate a discharge plan that provides the patient
services in the appropriate post-acute care setting. Receives
updates and guidance regarding Utilization Management from
appropriate UM staff to assist with length of stay
Determines specific objectives, goals, and measures that are
designed to meet the patients' needs that have been identified
through assessment. The plan will be action-oriented and
time-specific including collaboration with utilization management
to manage length of stay.
Provides information about resources and options available in
the community and coordinates service delivery. Interprets
patient/family needs and provides information concerning the
availability and limitations of resources.
Screens high-risk patients and consults attending physicians
regarding potential discharge planning problems identified as a
result of this process.
Provides factual information based on current knowledge, to
provide psychosocial support and assist the patient/family in
coping with their disease to improve their overall health care
management. Educates the the patients and families regarding
various symptoms and consequences related to specific diseases,
conditions and hospitalization.
- In accordance with established clinical guidelines, standards,
and pathways, establishes a comprehensive discharge plan for those
patients with post-acute care needs.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited graduate school
of Social Work.
Licensed MSW required by January 31, 2021.
Two years of social work experience in an acute care setting
CCM required within 18 months of eligibility
Post End Date
Jun 18, 2021
EEO Posting Statement
Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer,
firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is
reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for
open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion,
national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender
identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy,
citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under
applicable federal, state, or local law.
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