Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center

Social Worker, Care Management - Part Time - Day Shift

US-NY-PATCHOGUE
Job ID
2017-10166
Department
Social Work
Position Type
Part-Time
Hours (Work Schedule)
9am-5pm Variable Days

Overview

Brookhaven Memorial Hospital Medical Center (BMHMC) has a lot to offer job seekers. If you are interested in getting into, or furthering an already established career in healthcare you have come to the right place. The open positions you will find at BMHMC are representative of an organization that is continually growing and changing. It is an exciting time to join BMHMC, with the opening of the new Knapp Cardiac Care Center, the purchase of the former John J. Foley Nursing Home coming soon and new physician practices coming on board regularly.  

BMHMC offers an environment full of professional challenges with the support of a strong structure and leadership team to offer guidance and direction. You will feel the power of teamwork and a culture that is focused on providing our community the best care possible.

An equal opportunity employer, we recognize that you've worked hard to acquire your professional skills and have consistently stretched your talents, drive and abilities. For qualified individuals, the Medical Center provides a comprehensive benefits package.

Responsibilities

In collaboration with the Care Manager (CM) and other members of the health care team provides clinical social work services for patients and their families in their assigned case load. Responsible for psychosocial assessments and discharge planning for patients with complex psychosocial and medical problems. Assists patients and their families in coping with difficulties related to hospital admission, illness, treatment, and discharge. Provides assessment, planning, intervention, and evaluation of patient/family needs throughout the hospital stay. Has an integral role on the interdisciplinary team to effectively ensure optimal patient outcomes and length of stay efficiency.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social work with a current NY state license.
  • Two years recent experience in a medical setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of social work policies, procedures, and state and local regulations.
  • Knowledge of community resources, third party payors and reviewing agencies.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good organizational skills, ability to prioritize with many competing time demands.

·         Ability to communicate/collaborate with team members, payors and community agencies while maintaining and promoting positive relationships, using diplomacy, tact, assertion and compassion.

·         Advanced problem solving skills necessary to manage complex situations.

 

  • Computer skills: Proficiency with typing, Microsoft office primarily word and email.

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