Department:Case Management, 87141
Shift Hours:0800 - 1430
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.
Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work; or actively pursuing Masters in Social Work
LICENSE / CERTIFICATION / REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:
CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:
Adult and pediatric population specific continuing competency requirements:
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.
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