Social Worker/Discharge Coordinator

St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Cleveland, OH

Job Title: Social Worker/Discharge Coordinator

Position Summary: Responsibilities include but not limited to assessing patient's physical, emotional and economic needs. Participates as member of interdisciplinary team to create plan of care. Serves as resource for patients, family members and hospital staff related to care management. Develops/coordinates discharge plan and initiates referrals to outside agencies. Performs discharge activities to maintain Medical Center goals for LOS, readmission rate and other utilization metrics at or below target.


* Education: Master's Degree in Social Work or related field required.

* Licensure/Certification: Licensed Social Worker or LISW required.

* Professional Experience: One to three years social work/discharge coordinator experience in hospital med-surg required. Basic computer skills (including working knowledge of Excel and Word) preferred.

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