POSITION SUMMARY The Case Management Social Worker performs effective assessments of patients and their families. Based on the needs identified in an assessment, the Social Worker arranges, coordinates, and monitors multiple services from different providers to meet patients needs.
These providers can include physicians, nurses, therapists, dietitians, pharmacists, state and local social service agencies, and community organizations. The incumbent addresses the psychological and social needs of the patients and formulates the discharge plan in collaboration with all appropriate team members. Under the guidance of the Manager of Case Manager, the Social Worker is responsible for conducting and coordinating patient assessments, transition of care, discharge planning affecting patient outcomes, and patient/family education. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS Licenses and Certifications Required Licensed Social Worker in the state of North Dakota Educational Requirements Bachelors degree in Social Work required Experience Requirements Two years of experience in area of Social Work preferred, particularly in an acute care setting Special Skills or Training Requirements Demonstrated evidence of dependability, diplomacy, and initiative Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of internal and external customers, including but not limited to medical staff, patients and families, clinical personnel, other Case Managers and Social Workers, support and technical staff, outside agencies, third party payors, and members of the community Basic understanding of reimbursement issues, denials, and DRGs Personal computer skills using e-mail, word processing, etc.
Trinity Health Systems Inc