St. Mary's Good Samaritan Social Worker Case Manager in Wentzville, Missouri

Description

Role Purpose:

Completes social service assessment upon admission while immediately focusing on discharge planning and follow-up care. Individual, group and family therapy, education, and plan of care will be ongoing throughout the continuum of care. This position participates in a multidisciplinary palliative care team. Completes and updates medical records pertaining to case management and authorizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives the psychosocial assessment in identified time frame and immediately begins discharge planning upon admission.
  • Directs daily individual, group and family therapy according to the unit/program schedule.
  • Coordinates discharge planning arrangements to skilled nursing, residential and rehabilitation facilities, while completing all required documentation.
  • Updates relevant patient information within medical record on a daily basis to assist treatment team in coordinating care plan.
  • Joins with other disciplines, reviews comprehensive patient/ family treatment plan.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professional regarding patient plan of care and intermediate care goals within proposed time line.
  • Reviews and evaluates discharge planning on all clients while scheduling follow-up appointments.
  • Interview patient / family members, obtain a complete initial social history.
  • Performs all other duties according to entity policies/procedures as assigned.
Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters Social Work (MSW) or other related field.
  • 1 to 3 years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LCSW

Organization: SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles

Primary Location: Missouri-Wentzville-SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital – Wentzville

Job: Behavioral Health

Shift: Day Job

Req ID: 17012719