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Social Worker/Case Manager (Part Time)

Universal Health Services


Location:
Washington, DC
Date:
09/19/2017
2017-09-192017-10-18
Job Code:
233901
Universal Health Services
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Social Worker/Case Manager (Part Time)

Job Code:  233901
Facility: The George Washington University Hospital
Location: WASHINGTON, DC US Mid-Atlantic
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Part Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Master's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Allied Health
FTE: .5
Position Summary:

The George Washington University Hospital (GW Hospital) is a 385-bed tertiary care, academic medical center located in downtown Washington, DC, next to the Foggy Bottom metro. GW Hospital serves a diverse group of patients — from local residents to our nation’s leaders. As an academic medical center, GW Hospital has the resources and clinical expertise necessary to provide specialized, complex care. This expertise includes cardiac, cancer, neurosciences, women’s health, trauma, and advanced surgery including robotic and minimally invasive surgery.

GW Hospital is jointly owned and operated by George Washington University and a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest healthcare management companies. The GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS), adjacent to the hospital, is the 11th oldest medical center in the country and the first in the nation’s capital.

The mission of GW Hospital is to provide the highest quality health care, advanced medical technology and world-class service to its patients in an academic medical center dedicated to education and research.

The Clinical Social Worker is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the patient’s plan of care from admission to post-discharge. The Social Worker utilizes clinical knowledge, critical thinking skills, and the principles of case management to coordinate and implement a discharge plan that meets the patient’s needs and ensures a seamless, effective and efficient transition of care across the continuum.

 
Requirements

Education/Qualification

  • Current Clinical Licensure in Social Worker (LICSW) in the District of Columbia.
  • Attendance and Punctuality – Demonstrates the ability to arrive at work site on-time; limits the number of absences; provides adequate notice to supervisor for time off; takes lunch periods and breaks within prescribed times
  • Mandatory training, testing, and competencies: completed on time – Competency Training; Services Excellence Training; Annual Physical
  • Master's degree in Social Work
  • Three years experience in acute care or other related healthcare field is preferred
  • Case Management Certification preferred.
  • Previous experience in case management and/or discharge planning is strongly preferred.

Skills

  • Effective oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of government and third party reimbursement systems and contracts.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt to multiple and changing priorities


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