Social Work Care Manager

SCL Health System Denver , CO 80208

Posted 1 month ago


You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Social Work Care Manager.

Your compassion is tangible: whether your patient is 18 or 85, they feel it in the hand they hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your support.

You're generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.

You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.


Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence Magnet designation by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.

Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.


Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

Your day.

As a Social Work Care Manager you need to know how to:

  • Assess for appropriateness of level of care setting from admission through discharge.

  • Identify patients requiring case management and takes the lead as case manager for those requiring intervention, especially with socially complex cases.

  • Interview patients and families to assess current functional status and support system.

  • Collaborate with the health care team to develop a plan of care by participating in patient care rounds.

  • Assure the discharge plan is in alignment with providing choice, assuring safety, and is timely and cost effective.

  • Assure the plan of care is individualized for patients with a chronic disease to support patient/family self-management following discharge.

  • Assist with scheduling discharges, pre-planning discharges and identifying discharge goals during patient care rounds to assist with patient flow on the units

  • Provide education to other departments/floors regarding care management services and support, discharge planning and plan of care.

  • Serve as a support to nursing partners in the area of social services, Medicaid applications, disability eligibility, ETOH resources and homeless resources.

  • Attend and participate in department meetings and participates in multidisciplinary groups as necessary and/or requested.

Your experience.

We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of social work, sociology or related field.

  • Social Work degree or related experience in case management or related field

  • Knowledge and experience with managed care

  • 2 years of case management experience, preferable acute care preferred

  • MSW or Master's Degree in related field preferred

  • LCSW preferred

Your next move.

Now that you know more about being a Social Work Care Manager on our team we hope you'll join us. At Saint Joseph Hospital you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Organization: Saint Joseph Hospital, Denver, CO

Primary Location: CO-Denver/Boulder/Surrounding Areas-Denver

Department: SJD-Social Work Services

Schedule: Per Diem/PRN

Shift: Day Shift

FTE: 0.001

Job Number: 18007893

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