Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team in the ED for post-discharge arrangements and will work with external entities to obtain and negotiate resources to meet patient needs, as necessary.
Interviews patients/families to complete an initial discharge assessment and to evaluate current support systems available to the patient and family, when patients are referred by the ED clinical staff.
Applies knowledge of community resources to the development of an appropriate discharge plan.
Utilizes information obtained from information systems, along with professional judgment, to help identify patients for further screening of potential discharge needs, if available and appropriate.
Appropriately prioritizes cases according to assessed needs, per Care Management Department policy.
What Will You Need:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Master of Social Work
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED :
Acute care hospital experience
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED :
Clear/Active Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Case Management certification - ACM (Accredited Case Manager), CCM (certified Case Manager)
Under the general supervision of the Director and/or Manager, in collaboration with the ED RN Care Manager, the ED MSW Care Manager works with the patient/family, physicians, interdisciplinary team and external agencies. The ED MSW Care Manager utilizes expertise in patient/family assessment to assist in creating a discharge plan. As needed the ED MSW Care Manager, is responsible for collaborating with the ED health care team to initiate and facilitate the discharge plan. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.