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Social Worker, Case Manager (Night Shift, Emergency Department - 36 hours)

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Employment Type:

Full time Shift:

Night Shift
Description: The Case Manager is a great opportunity for a MSW professional to serve in an organization that focuses on treating the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Be Remarkable!

Position Summary:

The Case Manager LMSW is a professional who collaborates with physicians, health care team members and patient/families to coordinate care for specific patient populations across the continuum and between care settings during an episode of illness. Provides various social work services to meet needs of patients and family members. Services include psychosocial evaluation of patient and relationship to family members in considering patient medical needs and prognosis. Provides crisis intervention as necessary to patient and family members. Provides discharge planning for all patients as necessary to ensure a smooth transition. Social work practices and services are consistent with applicable accreditation and licensing standards, and reflect the National Association of Social Worker Code of Ethics.

What the Case Manager will Need:

  • Masters degree in social work required.
  • State of Michigan, social work license required (LLMSW minimum)
  • Demonstrate ability and skill in the management of patient care planning and continuous quality improvement in services delivered
  • Recognized ability to be a key contributor as a member of a patient care team What the Case Manager will do:
    • Performs social work services for patients found to be at risk including, but not limited to the diagnosis of substance abuse, psychiatric problems, domestic violence, pediatrics, end stage dementia, developmental disabilities and CVI. Completes psychosocial evaluation of patients and coordinate transition through the continuum of care.
    • Develops social work treatment plan and provides individual and/or family counseling as appropriate. Evaluates the socio-emotional status of patients and family members as necessary.
    • Provides various direct services including: crisis intervention, counseling, discharge planning, coordination of services post-hospital care, refers for financial assistance, makes referrals for community services as necessary to assist the patient in transitioning along the health care continuum.
    • Is a resource to patient, family and staff (and other health care professionals) by providing education specific to the emotional impact of medical treatment on patients and family members. Instructional sessions to include other related topics.

      Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

      Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

      Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Keywords: Mercy Health, Grand Rapids , Social Worker, Case Manager (Night Shift, Emergency Department - 36 hours), Executive , Muskegon, Michigan

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