Case Management Social Worker - York Hospital - PRN (7am - 7pm Every-other Sat/Sun)

York, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 51531

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General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Case Management Social Work, plans, organizes and implements social work for patients and families. Works in a team type assignment or Care Continuation Team (CCT) model (Case Management Nurse and Social Worker teams are assigned to physician practices) to address patient care transition needs.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
The following are essential job accountabilities:
1 Assesses patients/families in need of psycho-social support throughout the patients hospitalization and assists patients who require post acute care coordination or community resources referrals. Advocates for patient self-determination and appropriate level of care.
2 Identifies discharge plan by making arrangements for psycho-social, psychological and practical assistance across the continuum of care. Actively engages the patient and family in the assessment, problem solving and referral process including transfer and discharge plans.
3 Notifies patient/clinical team of potential referrals, documents on the medical record in a timely fashion: psycho-social assessments, identified plan, barriers, changes and progress toward plan completion. Notifies final outcome and patient satisfaction.
4 Interacts with the interdisciplinary team in the development of the discharge plan addressing the patients/familys psycho-social support.
5 Coordinates family meetings. Assists patients and families in navigating the healthcare system.
6 Performs a variety of functions to address patients psycho-social needs with referrals for counseling, community services, protective services, and financial assistance referrals (MA application).

Required Skills

Excellent interpersonal/communications skills; basic computer skills

Able to maintain confidentiality; Able to act in a professional manner; Maintains job competency

Required Experience

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field required.

Master's degree preferred


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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