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Social Work I Case Management PRN Days St Joseph's

  • Job ID 1905046882
  • Date posted 12/02/2019
  • Facility Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital


Provides timely and effective discharge planning and coordination of related services to provide a safe comprehensive cost effective discharge plan. The plan includes referrals to appropriate healthcare providers and community resources for continuity of care and to ease the patient s transition through the continuum of care. Provides coordination of healthcare services for patients to meet healthcare requirements in a cost-effective manner. Participates in a collaborative process with the interdisciplinary team to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services to meet individual s health care needs while promoting quality, cost-effective outcomes. Participates in the utilization review process for patients. Demonstrates knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines in accordance with policies, procedures, mission and objectives.


Collaborate with members of health care team to monitor and evaluate service options.
Act as a liaison/patient advocate and influence interactions to ensure high quality patient care. Facilitate complex patient s movement along the health care continuum.
Provide timely coordination of services.
Identify, report and document possible delays in service and avoidable delays.
Implement customer-focused processes. Participate in PI activities within specific environment.
Maintain current documentation of all interactions with patient, family, physicians, case managers and outside agencies.
Complete discharge assessment, planning and implementation of complex patients in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
Function as a member of a multidisciplinary care management team.
Assess patient s resources and make referrals to community or internal services.
Act as resource person for other members of healthcare team. Assist in orientation and in-service training.
Participate in planning and implementing quality improvement initiatives.
Work with healthcare team in development of treatment plans for their select group of patients.

Required: Bachelor s Degree in any Social Sciences or Social Work/Counseling or Nursing.

Required: 3 years recent health care experience.
Preferred: Acute care experience; case management or behavioral health experience.

Required: Effective interpersonal and communication skills, discharge planning assessment.

Required: Quality improvement process, related health care practices and standards; current practices, issues, regulations involved in transitions planning; psychosocial aspects of disease and health care; professional and regulatory standards and community resources. Familiar with various insurance plans and coverage as well as state supported health care and long term care. Also familiar with resources to aid patients who need to return to their original place of residence (out of state/country) and pts who arrive unidentified. Working knowledge of competency, public fiduciary, guardianship, homelessness, drug/alcohol abuse, HIV/AIDS, and immigration issues. Working knowledge of community/state/country healthcare resources and their functions.

Required: Basic computer skills, personal technology tools, awareness of current use of technology in related field.
Preferred: Advanced computer skills, technology of the specialty.

Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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