Social Worker

Yale-New Haven Health New London , CT 06320

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

The Social Work Case Manager Is Responsible For Facilitating The Homeless Patient?S Care Process In The Hospital And The Outpatient Settings. The Case Manager Coordinates With Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers, And Other Health Team Members To Expedite Medically Appropriate, Cost-Effective Care In The Most Appropriate Setting. The Case Manager Applies Clinical Expertise And Medical Appropriateness Criteria To Resource Utilization, Referrals To Outside Agencies, And Use Of Services Across The Continuum. The Case Manager Will Advise The Healthcare Team As Needed.

EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

Responsibilities

    1. Uses High-Risk Screening Criteria To Assess Homeless Patients? Level Of Care Needs. Completes This On Admission To The Outpatient Or Inpatient Setting And Every 6 Months, Or As Needed.


    1. Completes A Comprehensive Physical, Social, And Financial Assessment Of The Patient/Family To Determine Priorities In Developing A Plan Of Care.


    1. Coordinates The Plan Of Care With All Members Of The Interdisciplinary Team.


    1. Collaborates With Patients/Families To Coordinate Community Services And Appropriate Resources That Meet The Patient/Family?S Needs And Goals.


    1. Discusses With Attending Physicians And / Or Other Physician Advisors The Appropriateness Of Resource Utilization, Consultations, And Treatment Plan.


    1. Collects Data On Variance Identified In The Inpatient Or Outpatient Setting.


    1. Coordinates Services And Community Needs For These Patients With The Nurse From The Vna Of Southeastern Connecticut Cope Program.


    1. Refers Patients To Existing Case Management Programs In The Community, I.E., Tvcca, And Maintains Contact With The Community Agency Case Manager.


    1. Provide Monthly Reports Of Casework And Assists With Qa/Qi Studies, As Required.


    1. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff / Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review.


    1. Provides Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit

Qualifications

EDUCATION

Masters Prepared Social Worker.

EXPERIENCE

Community Case Management; Facilitation Of Health Services Across Level Of Care; Monitoring Appropriateness Of Healthcare Setting; Auditing And Analysis Of Health Care Delivery Practices.

LICENSURE

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Preferred

SPECIAL SKILLS

Able To Work Independently As Well As In A Team Setting; Strong Leadership, Communication, And Critical Thinking Skills; Computer Skills In Microsoft Office Required As Well As Willingness To Learn Hospital / Community Based Software; Valid Drivers License And Vehicle Available To Travel Within The Hospital Service Area.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Medical Social Worker II Cancer Center

Yale-New Haven Health

Posted 2 months ago

VIEW JOBS 1/9/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-04-08T00:00 Overview To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day. Provides A Comprehensive Range Of Services Within A Multidisciplinary Setting To Adult Oncology Patients With Their Families: A Psychological Evaluation, Supportive Counseling, Financial Counseling, Discharge Planning, Information And Referral And Follow Up. Acts As A Liaison With The Community To Develop Resources For The Cancer Center And Its Patients. EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran Responsibilities * 1. Provide Supportive Counseling And Assistance To In-And Ambulatory Cancer Patients And Their Families Before, During And After Treatment; * 2. Initiates And Facilitates Appropriate Support Groups, As Needed. * 3. Effectively Assists Patients And Families In A Broad Scope Of Coping Skills Including Survivorship And The Transition To Terminal Illness And Bereavement; * 4. Identifies Financial Need And Refers Appropriately. * 5. Attends Multidisciplinary Oncology Team Meetings; * 6. Collaborates With Hospice, Vna, Pastoral Care And Other Agencies To Provide Supportive Care And Bereavement Support To Dying Patients And Their Families; * 7. Conducts An Initial Psychosocial Assessment On All Newly Diagnosed Cancer Patients And Any Cancer Patient Referral. * 8. Responds To Crisis Situations In A Mature Manner. * 9. Ensures That Medical Records Are Secure And Kept Confidential At All Times. * 10. Participates In Educational And Philanthropic Activities As Requested; * 11. Meets Performance Expectations For Customer Service, Teamwork, Resource Utilization, And Staff And Self Development As Outlined In Performance Review; * 12. Performs Other Duties As Assigned Or Directed To Ensure Smooth Operation Of The Department/Unit. Qualifications EDUCATION Msw From An Accredited School Of Social Work EXPERIENCE 3 (Three) Years Hospital And/Or Oncology Experience LICENSURE Lcsw Preferred Or Eligible SPECIAL SKILLS Certification In Cpr Within 6 (Six) Months Of Employment; Excellent Communication And Interpersonal Skills; Ability To Work Independently, Exhibit Sound Judgment And Maintain A Case Load That Will Include Psychosocial Assessments On All New Patients, Both In And Outpatient And Ongoing Follow Up. Yale-New Haven Health New London CT

Social Worker

Yale-New Haven Health