Social Worker-Case Manager Job

Full Job Title: Social Worker Case Manager, St. Joseph Wentzville, PRN

Job Number: 17012719

Facility: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Wentzville

Location: Wentzville, 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
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