Case Manager MSW FT Day

Work Hours/Shift
FT Days
M-F 8am-5 pm
Occasional PRN Weekend Shift
Florida Hospital Connerton
You will be responsible for:
+ Communicate with physician regarding complex discharge planning or psychosocial issues which impact the plan of care.
+ Assist with the completion of discharge planning and psychosocial assessment within 48 business hours of admission when acting as the Case Manager with complex discharge planning.
+ Through supportive intervention and education, facilitate patient/family decision-making and actions needed to accomplish a safe and appropriate discharge plan.
+ Provide interventions for end of life decision-making and act as liaison with the Ethics committee.
+ Demonstrate ability to interpret complex psychosocial phenomenon.
+ Demonstrates ability to coordinate and conduct Utilization Review activities in accordance with Payor Contracts and Regulatory Agency Requirements including interacting with commercial patient and obtaining continued stay authorization.
+ Problem-solving difficult cases, including those involving delays (special attention to capitation, indigent and catastrophic cases).
+ Promote increased knowledge of financial implication of health care decisions by individual staff development on assigned unit(s).
+ Facilitate determination of capacity of patients when questionable, initiating and following through guardianship proceedings when necessary. Acts as petitioner and participates in Court process as such.
+ Assess and reports suspected child, elder and disabled adult abuse or neglect and serves as communication link between patient/family, protective services, law enforcement and physician to ensure safety of the patient care, and emotional support. Includes providing court testimony when needed.
+ Serve as communication link for community agency or health care representatives to facilitate problem-solving, information-sharing to enhance patient care, or smooth transitions to existing or new resources (school officials, vocational counselor, Worker?s Comp., Case Manager, psychotherapist, group home/ALF/nursing home staff, county social worker, adoption worker, etc.).
+ Identify and maintain current information on community resources.
+ Enhance professional knowledge and development through participation in educational programs and in-service meetings and reading current literature.
What will you need?
+ Psychosocial assessment skills across the age continuum from newborn to geriatric.
+ Discharge Planning, Utilization Review and Interdisciplinary Team Coordination.
+ Grief counseling and crisis intervention skills.
+ Excellent oral communication skills.
+ Excellent written communication skills.
+ Excellent Computer skills
+ Master?s degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Welfare.
+ One year hospital Social Work and experience coordinating patient discharge planning in a hospital.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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