Job Summary: The SW Case Manager works in collaboration with a Registered Nurse Care Manager and the Healthcare team to meet the psychosocial needs of patients. Works in an multi-disciplinary environment, assesses patients, monitors and evaluates options and services to meet an individual's health needs through effective communication, collaboration, coordination and intervention requisite to ensure effective patient care. Serves as an advocate for the patient and their significant others, assisting the navigation through the health care continuum, monitors and evaluates options and services to meet individual's health needs through effective communication, collaboration, coordination and securing services necessary to promote optimal health outcomes. Considers the clinical and financial aspects of patient care when carrying out his/her duties. Ensures that discharge plans are coordinated with physicians, the multi-disciplinary team, providing care for the patient, external case managers, the patient and significant others who have an ongoing caring relationship with the patient.
Requirements: Licensed or license eligible, Social Worker for the State of Maine. Three(3) or more years of previous experience associated with assigned areas. Certified Case manager preferred.
Skills: Basic computer knowledge.
Employee Referral Bonus Eligible!