Care Coordinator-Social Worker (LMSW) / PRN

Danbury Health Systems Danbury, CT
Required: Master's Degree and minimum of three years job-related experience. CT valid Master Level Social Worker License. Requires a minimum three years minimum formal education of Master's Degree in Social Work and a minimum of three years counseling and discharge planning experience in an acute care hospital or equivalent, and demonstrated discharge planning and implementation skills. Analyze financial and social situations, identifying problems and alternative courses of action. Ability to be flexible, resourceful and creative in problem solving. Requires a high degree of prioritization skills. Ability to act independently and offer suggestions and new ideas for improving performance and operations. Keeps supervisor, peers, physicians, interdisciplinary team members, patients and families informed about progress, problems and developments. Proofread and check documents for errors as well as the ability to use a keyboard to enter, retrieve, and transform data. Effectively communicate with physicians, patients, families and other members of the interdisciplinary team. The Care Coordination Social Worker is responsible for providing counseling, crisis intervention and complex discharge planning services to assigned inpatients and patients in designated outpatient areas. Participates in discharge plan design with the Clinical Care Coordinator on the units or in the ED. Seeks conservatorships when needed and is knowledgeable about all available community resources. Preferred: Case Management Certification preferred. Hours: Per Diem