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Sw-Hospital Case Manager GMH ED

Company: Prisma Health
Location: Greenville
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Inspire health. Serve with compassion. Be the difference.Job SummaryProvides screening, assessment, planning, problem resolution, resource management, counseling, and crisis intervention as they relate to the health care and discharge planning needs of the patient/family in the Emergency Department (ED). The Licensed Master Social Worker functions as a key member of the ED interdisciplinary team to provide emergency services within their scope of practice. The social worker provides specialized assessments and interventions for patients with acute behavioral health, medical, and psychosocial emergencies. Additionally tasked with providing social work/case management services for patients who are currently admitted inpatient after hours, nights, and weekends.Accountabilities

  • On the basis of preliminary risk screening, assesses patients' and family's psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness and ability to cope.
  • Documentation in the medical record is legible and conforms to hospital department policies and procedures including but not limited to screening, initial discharge plan, change of condition updates and final discharge plan.
  • Promotes the Hospital Case Management team concept with discharge planning activities as requested and/or assessed. Maintains close communication with post-acute care providers. Accountable for readmission assessments, risk stratification review and action planning. Uses proactive measures towards comprehensive discharge planning.
  • Screens and coordinates all SNF and Rehab facility referrals as deemed appropriate. Provides consultation to team members regarding clinical needs as deemed appropriate.
  • Advocates for patient and family empowerment and independence to make autonomous health care decisions and access needed services within the health care system
  • Intervenes with patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs.
  • Provides intervention in cases involving child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, elderly abuse, institutional abuse and sexual assault.
  • Serves as a resource person and provides counselling and intervention related to treatment decisions and end-of-life issues.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of policies and procedures for the Case Management program.
  • Assesses the patient's behavioral health needs in collaboration with physician, psychiatrists, and other members of the mental health team. Provides counseling, crisis intervention, and psychosocial assessments to patients/families with appropriate medical staff supervision.Supervisory/Management ResponsibilityThis is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.Minimum RequirementsMaster's Degree in Social WorkRequired Certifications/Registrations/LicensesCurrently licensed as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners or currently licensed as a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) by the South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners.Team members employed in this job prior to July 1, 2020 are grandfathered under prior educational and experience requirements. In addition, team members must be certification eligible and will have one year to obtain required certification.Other Required Skills and Experience
    • Strong organizational, time management, crucial conversation, problem solving and critical thinking skills required
    • One (1) year Social Work Experience preferred
    • One (1) year experience in a healthcare setting preferred
    • ACM, CCM, C-SWCM or ACSW certification preferredWork ShiftEvening (United States of America)LocationGreenville Memorial Med CampusFacility1001 Corporate Services - UpstateDepartment10207503 Social WorkShare your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health.

Keywords: Prisma Health, Greenville , Sw-Hospital Case Manager GMH ED, Healthcare , Greenville, South Carolina

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