Community Health Systems Social Worker(Case Management) in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Description:

Under the direction of the Director, Case Management, serves as a coordinator of an interdisciplinary approach to guide patients through the continuum of care with special focus on discharge planning, psycho social needs assessment, care/resource management, and provider/insurance issues. Collaborates with the physicians, patients, and their family members and others to facilitate the achievement of desired outcomes, address ongoing needs, maximize patient, family and provider satisfaction, optimize systems/resource utilization, facilitate timely discharge, assure appropriate length of stay, reduce unnecessary delays and other adverse variances to the delivery of services.

An equal opportunity employer.

Qualifications

Registration/Certification/Licensure:

Current LCSW or LSW a plus

Experience:

Minimum of one or two years of clinical social work experience in a hospital or health care setting which may have included the appropriate supervision or internship.

Education:

Completion of a Master or Bachelor of Social Work degree from an accredited college or university.

Job: Nursing Services

Organization: Lutheran Hospital of Indiana

Location: IN-Fort Wayne

Requisition ID: 1838315

This organization does not discriminate in any way to deprive any person of employment opportunities or otherwise adversely affect the status of any employee because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations. In addition, the facility complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.