Job: Case Manager, Social Worker

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2520 Cherry Avenue Bremerton, WA 98310
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Posted: 07/17/2014

Job Status: Part Time

Job Reference #: 2001

Job Description



Location:Bremerton Hospital
Zip Code:98310
ID:2001
Department:Case Management, 87141
Shift:Days
FTE:.8
Shift Hours:0800 - 1430
Job Type:Part-time
On-Call Required:No
Rotating Weekends:No
Rotating Holidays:No

Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

In collaboration with the RN Case Managers, provides patient/family interventions to support clinical, satisfaction, financial, and compliance related outcomes. Places cases from a psychosocial- economic perspective by assisting patients and families in adjustment to episodes of acute and chronic illness; coping with lifestyle changes precipitated by illness or disability; in participating in restorative health programs; in carrying out discharge recommendations; and in the addressing issues of terminality. Using a variety of treatment modalities, assists patients and families in the alleviation or resolution of social, financial, and emotional problems related to illness, health care, and rehabilitation.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work; or actively pursuing Masters in Social Work

LICENSE / CERTIFICATION / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

  • LSW preferred. Master's degree (M. A.) in Social Work, Psychology, Addiction, or equivalent;
  • Case Management certification preferred
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers through American Heart Association

CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

Adult and pediatric population specific continuing competency requirements:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Minimum of two years of post graduation practice in a health care setting; Case Management, discharge planning, and utilization review experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE / SKILLS / ABILITIES:

Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.

Ability to form positive, collaborative relationships with hospital staff, patients and families.

Ability to effectively negotiate with internal and external providers of patient care services.

Analytical abilities to assist in obtaining solutions to problems.



Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
  • Adheres to and exhibits our service standards:
    • Care about me - We put the patient at the center of every decision we make and tailor the hospital experience to the patient's needs.
    • Keep me safe - We adhere to strict safety procedures, and seek new knowledge and experience in pursuit of continuous improvement.
    • Help me heal - We address our patients' physical, spiritual, and emotional needs with the most advanced medicine available and a warm, caring environment.
  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

About Harrison Medical Center:

For more information about what it's like to be part of the Harrison team and live in the Kitsap area, please visit http://jobs.harrisonmedical.org/.

Harrison Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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