Care Mangement Social Worker

Company Name:
BryanLGH Medical Center
Care Mangement Social Worker
Department: Care Management
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day & Evening shifts
Hours: Rotating weekends and on call
Job Details:
Masters degree is required
Certification Preferred
Experience is preferred

The Care Management Social Worker is responsible for collaborating with health care team members to identify and plan for the complex and problematic psychosocial needs of the patient and family. Assists patients and families in adjusting to the demands of chronic health care needs across the continuum. Serves as a resource to the inter-disciplinary team. Provides support and case consultation to other case management team members when complex issues arise.
Commits to the mission, vision, beliefs and consistently demonstrates our core values.
Completes case management assessments; determines priorities for case management intervention and differential treatment needs of patient s and families; documents assessment, plans and interventions based upon departmental standards.
Utilizes knowledge of high-risk indicators to identify all forms of family violence; understands impact of different types of chronic illness on the patient and family.
Provides supportive counseling to patients and families to enhance coping mechanisms.
Serves as a resource to the inter-disciplinary team and Care Management Discharge Specialists in meeting complex needs of patients and families throughout the process of discharge planning.
Partners with Care Management Discharge Planning staff to assist in identification and resolution of complex and problematic discharge planning issues.
Maintains professional relationships and communicates effectively with other members of the inter-disciplinary team.
Initiates communication with peers about clinical practice issues.
Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited School of Social Work OR Masters degree in Counseling required. Current certification as a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) by the State of
preferred. Prior case management experience desired.

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.