Functions as part of an interdisciplinary team to maintain continuity of patient care for identified patient populations from admission to discharge, utilizes appropriate criteria for inpatient care and plans timely discharges. Provides emotional support to patients and their support systems in managing complex medical conditions in an inpatient setting. Responsible for crisis intervention, individual, family, group, bereavement, and end of life counseling. Actively participates in designing and implementing institutional programs/initiatives to improve patient access to the medical center resources, quality of care, cost reduction efforts and patient satisfaction.
Masters of Social Work degree from a Council of Social Work Education school of social work
Minimum of two (2) years of acute care case management/social work experience
Knowledge of PC based computer software (Cerner, Navihealth/Curaspan)
Current social work licensure in Pennsylvania
Certification in case management from a nationally recognized organization
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