Social Worker needed for part-time, weekend position in Montgomery County.
Facilitates the flow of patient care throughout the acute hospitalization, utilizing the care management process. Maintains high-quality and efficient service delivery. Functions as a patient advocate and liaison to family, physicians, other healthcare team members, community resources, and third-party payers. Provides necessary appropriate interventions that foster independence and wellness and prevent inappropriate unnecessary admissions and/or utilization of resources.
Age-specific criteria listed are to assure individual performance demonstrates employee knowledge and skills necessary to provide psycho-social, emotional, and educational needs appropriate to the age of the patients served in his/her assignment. The skill and knowledge needed to provide such care might be gained through education, training, or experience.