Care Coordinator Social Worker- Weekends, PRN
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 11/23/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONCARE COORDINATOR SOCIAL WORKER- WEEKENDS, PRN
Job ID #: 67426
Job Category: Case Management
Employment Type: Resource
Education Required: Bachelors Degree
Location: Cumming, GA
Posted Date: August 15, 2016 Back to Search Results
Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
At Northside Hospital-Forsyth, we offer the latest technologies and specialize in Spinal Surgery, Emergency Services and Women s Services. We are committed to the communities we serve and continue to expand our 235-bed, not-for-profit community hospital and services to meet the growing needs of Forsyth County and surrounding communities. If you want to make a difference and provide quality of care and peace of mind to the people we serve, join our Forsyth family today!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
You don t have to be in direct patient care to work at Northside. The Care Coordination Department allows you to work in a business setting, while still being part of an organization that gives compassionate care for people. We provide our patients and clinical staff with support to determine the appropriate setting of care and appropriateness of hospitalization, as well as to assess post hospital needs. Through discharge planning and utilization review, the Care Coordination Department provides the necessary interventions in order to assure effective and efficient clinical resource management at our campuses.
The Care Coordinator SW will be responsible for working with neonate, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, families, medical staff and community agencies to determine the appropriate setting of care and appropriateness of hospitalization, as well as to assess post hospital care needs. Provides the necessary interventions in order to assure effective and efficient clinical resource management. Provides intervention regarding adjustment to hospitalization, crisis intervention and psychosocial assessment. Will be actively involved in Discharge Planning and Utilization Review in a progressive acute care setting.
Masters of Social Work (MSW) OR B.S. degree in related field with strong clinical background. One (1) year previous experience in case management, utilization review, or social services. Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to type accurately at an approximate rate of 40 wpm.
Preferred: Masters of Social Work, Three years of case management, utilization review and/or discharge planning, experience in an acute healtchare setting.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: No
WORK HOURS: 8a-4:30p
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
Why choose Northside* Northside supports our employees professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside s team!
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.