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Department: Care Management
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day & Evening shifts
Hours:
Job Details:
  • The Care Management Social Worker is responsible for collaborating with health care team members to identify and plan for the complex and problematic psychosocial needs of the patient and family.  Assists patients and families in adjusting to the demands of chronic health care needs across the continuum.  Serves as a resource to the inter-disciplinary team.   Provides support and case consultation to other case management team members when complex issues arise. 

     

    Job duties include, but are not limited to:

     

    Completes case management assessments; determines priorities for case management intervention and differential treatment needs of patient’s and families; documents assessment, plans and interventions based upon departmental standards. 

     

    Utilizes knowledge of high-risk indicators to identify all forms of family violence; understands impact of different types of chronic illness on the patient and family.

     

    Provides supportive counseling to patients and families to enhance coping mechanisms. 

     

    Provides crisis intervention services to patients, families and staff; assists patients, families and staff in problem solving and conflict resolution. 

    Serves as a resource to the inter-disciplinary team and Care Management Discharge Specialists in meeting complex needs of patients and families throughout the process of discharge planning.

     

    Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) from an accredited School of Social Work  OR  Masters degree in Counseling required.  Current certification as a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner (LMHP) by the State of Nebraska preferred.  Prior case management experience desired.

     

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