Social Worker-Care Manager Job

Full Job Title: Social Worker/Case Manager

Job Number: 17008683

Facility: SSM Health DePaul Hospital

Location: Bridgeton, MO

Schedule: PRN

Hours: 8-4:30

Description

Role Purpose:
Completes social service assessment upon admission while immediately focusing on discharge planning and follow-up care. Individual, group and family therapy, education, and plan of care will be ongoing throughout the continuum of care. This position participates in a multidisciplinary palliative care team. Completes and updates medical records pertaining to case management and authorizations.
Responsibilities:
    • Drives the psychosocial assessment in identified time frame and immediately begins discharge planning upon admission.
    • Directs daily individual, group and family therapy according to the unit/program schedule.
    • Coordinates discharge planning arrangements to skilled nursing, residential and rehabilitation facilities, while completing all required documentation.
    • Updates relevant patient information within medical record on a daily basis to assist treatment team in coordinating care plan.
    • Joins with other disciplines, reviews comprehensive patient/ family treatment plan.
    • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professional regarding patient plan of care and intermediate care goals within proposed time line.
    • Reviews and evaluates discharge planning on all clients while scheduling follow-up appointments.
    • Interview patient / family members, obtain a complete initial social history.
    • Performs all other duties according to entity policies/procedures as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Masters Social Work (MSW) or other related field.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • LCSW

SSM Health DePaul Hospital is a 476-bed hospital offering comprehensive medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgeries using state-of-the-art technology and facilities. Opened in 1828, DePaul Hospital - St. Louis was the first hospital west of the Mississippi River and remains the oldest continuously existing business in St. Louis. DePaul Hospital serves patients from across the St. Louis metropolitan area, including the communities of Bridgeton, Florissant, Hazelwood, St. Ann, St. John, Maryland Heights and Overland.

SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »


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