Case Manager Social Work

Case Management

8am-430pm; Full Time

Standard Hours/Week:

This role will receive referrals for individuals from at-risk populations from Case Management Director and/or Case Managers. The Social Worker intervenes with patients who have complex psychosocial needs, require assistance with eligibility determination for social programs and funding sources and qualify for community assistance from a variety of special funds and agencies. In addition, offer crisis intervention to patients and families with psychosocial needs and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care for high-risk patient populations. Candidate must be able to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served. Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development as it relates to the different life cycles.

Psychosocial Assessment and Interventions
  • Assesses patient's and family's psychosocial risk factors through evaluation of prior functioning levels, appropriateness and adequacy of support systems, reaction to illness and ability to cope.
  • Intervenes with patients and families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of illness and/or disability; accesses and mobilizes family/community resources to meet identified needs.
  • Provides intervention in cases involving child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, elderly abuse, institutional abuse and sexual assault.
  • Provides support to patient and families regarding end-of-life issues. Collaborates with Palliative Care team related to treatment and end-of-life decisions.

Complex Discharge Planning
  • Receives referrals for complex patient problem resolution from Case Management Director or Case Managers.
  • Assists Case Managers with discharge planning activities through referral process.
  • Participates in discharge planning activities for complex patients, in order to ensure a timely discharge and to provide appropriate linkage with post-discharge care providers.
  • Deals with families exhibiting complex family dynamics that impact directly on patient care and discharge.
  • Communicates with Case Management Director and Case Managers regarding the discharge planning status of all patients referred by them.
  • Provides consultation to Case Managers when coordination with significant or intensive community resources is necessary to achieve desired treatment outcomes.
  • Validates discharge criteria for patient and families and notifies Case Managers of newly-identified resources or change in previously-identified resources.
  • Educates patient/family and physician regarding post-acute options and addresses issues of choice.
  • Provides intervention in child abuse/neglect, domestic violence, guardianship (temporary/ permanent), foster care, adoption, mental health placement, advance directives, adult/elderly abuse, child protection and sexual assault.
  • Knows fire, disaster and safety procedures and regulations as pertains to the work area.
  • Performs similar or related duties as assigned. *Indicates an "essential" job function.

Formal Education:
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) degree required from a school accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) preferred.

Work Experience:
  • One to two years hospital social work experience preferred or 3 years of comparable clinical experience may be considered.

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations:
  • Current/Active Social Work License preferred

Full Time Benefits:
Eligible to participate in a number of PMC-sponsored benefits, including:
  • Annual Accrual of 152 Personal Leave Bank (PLB) Hours
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 403(b) Retirement Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • EAP, Flex Spending, Accident, Critical and Other Applicable Benefits

Parrish Healthcare is a caring community of healthcare professionals passionate about excellence and fulfilling our mission of providing Healing Experiences For Everyone All The Time®.

Parrish Healthcare has a Culture of Choice®. This means a we have a healing work environment that empowers people to aspire to be their very best. We partner passionate, talented and skilled people in the right role with the right resources. We provide a clear and strategic direction to achieve superior results on behalf of the communities we serve.