**JOB SUMMARY:** The Social Worker is responsible for discharge
planning for patients with complex issues, resource management, and
other interventions to enhance patient functioning, ensure timely and
appropriate discharge, emotional well-being, and access to services.
The Social Worker is a professional caregiver with the special expertise
required to provide services and crisis intervention to patients and
families. The Social Worker strives to provide patients and families
with support that improves their ability to cope with hospitalization,
illness and resultant psychosocial problems. The Social Worker develops
and facilitates relationships within the Health System and the community
in order to provide services to a wide variety of patient populations.
Family Service and Support Team will provide coordination of support
services for children and families who have experienced or who are at
high risk of abuse/neglect. Candidate will possess excellent
communication skills, be able to multi-task, manage crucial
conversations and function as a team player.
***The successful candidate will be hired at a level commensurate with
licensure***
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**MINIMUM LICENSING REQUIRED**:
Social Worker 1 LSW
Social Worker 2 - LMSW
Social Worker 3 LMSW
Social Worker 4 - LCSW
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**EDUCATION REQUIRED:** BA or higher
**EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:** Prior health care experience; knowledge of
computers; knowledge of hospital discharge planning per Center's for
Medicare and Medicaid specifically Conditions of Participation discharge
regulations.
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**PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:** Read and Speak English, occasionally standing
for 2-4 hours, extended periods of computer and/or phone use
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**WORKING ENVIRONMENT:** Hospital, office setting, physician's office,
medical records, clinical settings; direct patient contact

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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