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Social Worker/Discharge Planner *Per Diem* 

Position Social Worker/Discharge Planner  
Location Kittitas Valley Healthcare - Hospital  
Description

Assess patients over the age of 65 and those who have been referred to the Social Services department.  Develop discharge plans for those patients requiring additional services or intervention related to their chosen disposition.  Work with families and staff to offer information on community resources and/or grief support.  Respond to and work with CPS/APS referrals and patients involved with CPS/APS.

 
Position Requirements

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor of Science or Art degree (preferably in Social Work)
  • Master of Social Work degree from an accredited school preferred

Minimum Experience

  • Direct mental health experience preferred
  • Previous hospital or nursing home experience preferred
  • Minimum two years experience in human services field

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Must demonstrate ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families, other staff members, and other community agencies.
  • Knowledge of discharge planning principles, experience with discharge planning is required.
  • Advances knowledge of psychosocial factors and how these relate to wellness and illness is essential.
  • Interviewing and counseling skills

Required Certification/Licensing/Registration

  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) preferred
  • State Certification preferred
 
Compensation  
Shifts None Specified 

FTE None Specified 

Additional Information  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://KittitasValleyHealthcare.appone.com



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