Job ID: 289879524
Last Updated: 9/11/2020
SOCIAL WORKER MSW
St. Elizabeth Physicians
Provides social work intervention, and proactive discharge planning support to patients and their families. Provides psycho-social assessment and appropriate input into the plan of care. Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure timely interventions to support the patient transition to the next level of care at the point they are medically ready to transition. Works with post-acute care providers to ensure coordinated and timely patient transitions.
Demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness and empathy in each encounter with all patients, families, visitors and other employees regardless of cultural background.
Education, Credentials, Licenses:
Graduate of an accredited masters school of social work.
Licensed as an SW to practice social work in the state of Kentucky.
Meets contact hour requirements for licensure, including all state required courses.
Knowledge of psychosocial issues re: health related problems and post-acute care needs.
Excellent communication skills and the ability to coordinate care well with an interdisciplinary team.
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