Danbury Hospital Care Coordinator-Social Worker (BSW)/PRN in Danbury, Connecticut
Required: Bachelor Degree and minimum of three years job-related experience. Minimum formal education of Bachelor Degree in Social Work. Competency with discharge planning in an acute care hospital or equivalent. 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. Responsible for providing information and education, discharge planning service and support to assigned patients and families on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. Extensive knowledge of community resources, entitlement programs and eligibility and Advance Directives. Preferred: Master Degree in Social Work. Case Management Certification. Hours: Per diem.