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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 12/24/2016

Christiana Care Health System Newark, DE

Newark, DE
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Christiana Care Health System is currently seeking a Social Work professional to work Part-time in the Christiana Emergency Department. In this role you will provide direct Care Management Services, to a defined patient population. To assist patients and families to identify social, emotional, and, environmental needs. To connect patients/families with available resources/ services through the provision of a full spectrum of discharge planning, case management, and social work services. Other duties include:
* Work with the patients, families, and other members of the health care team to formulate appropriate post-acute discharge plans.
* Gathers and assesses information regarding the patient's biopsychosocial needs, including but not limited to mental status, family support system, financial resources, and available community and governmental resources.
* Works with the inter-disciplinary team to create a comprehensive care management plan that addresses the needs identified.
* Discharge plans will be action- oriented, time-specific, and include collaboration with utilization management to manage length of stay, ensure cost-effectiveness, and ensure in-network providers are being utilized.
* Identifies gaps between identified service needs and resource availability.
* Ensures patient is given choice in regard to agencies and services.
* Collaborate with healthcare professionals within multi-disciplinary team meetings and during patient rounds. SW will provide information pertinent to patients discharges needs (i.e. barriers, family dynamics, and resource limitations) and works to identify high-risk patients through this process.
* Provides education to patient/families on how to navigate throughout the healthcare delivery system.
* Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from an accredited university; Master s preferred.
* Bachelor s Degree in another behavioral sciences (ex. MFT, LPC, BA, etc.) may be considered depending on years and type of experience. Master s preferred
* Experience with discharge planning, utilization management, case management preferred.
* Practicum or job training recommended in an acute setting preferred.
* CCM/ACM certification or willingness to obtain within one year of hire.

WORK SHIFT: Day shift, No Rotation
POSITION TYPE: Clinical (non-nursing)

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