Inpatient Social Work Case Manager - Adult Services - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Medical Center

Full Time

Regular

Summary

About Vidant Medical Center

Vidant Medical Center is a 900+ bed Level-1 Trauma Center, regional referral hospital and is the flagship hospital for Vidant Health. We serve as the teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. Vidant Medical Center provides acute, intermediate, rehabilitation and outpatient services to more than 1.4 million people in 29 counties.  But it's in our work environment that you'll find our sense of family and closeness that permeates everything we do.

 Responsibilities

  • The Inpatient Social Work Case Manager coordinates the delivery of discharge planning and social work services to all inpatient units of the hospital and designated outpatient treatment units. This role requires interaction with a variety of patient populations including, but not limited to, neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric.
  • The Inpatient Social Work Case Manager will provide direct intervention with patients and families and jointly with the health care team, will provide assessment, problem solving, advocacy, community referrals and crisis intervention services.
  • Inpatient Social Work Case Managers are accountable for the daily management of all complex discharge planning and social work functions for assigned patient care area using social work theory and clinical practice skills appropriate to the age of the patient incorporating the patient/family's social and emotional state.
  • Participates in quality improvement (QI) activities.
  • Advances knowledge and skills in case management.
  • Collaborates effectively with departmental/program staff to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Primary responsibilities include: Proactive development, implementation and ongoing revision of an interdisciplinary post hospital plan of care. Negotiation and collaboration with the interdisciplinary team, discharge plans that enhance appropriate health and social services in the continuum of care are imperative.

Minimum Requirements

  • BSW with a minimum of 2 years related experience. MSW preferred.
  • CPR/BLS Certification recommended.
  • MSW can substitue for the BSW with 2 years related experience.

 

Other Information

  • Full-time - Weekends (Saturday and Sunday) and two days during week (Four - 10 hours shifts)This is for Adult Services 

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

 

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