Care Coordinator RN - Per diem/As Needed
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
TITLE: Social Work Care Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Case Management
REPORTS TO: Director of Case Management
The social Work Care Coordinator is responsible for the management of the social, emotional and financial wellbeing of the patients identified as needing the services of the Clinical Social Worker. The Social Work Care Coordinator is responsible for developing the patient discharge plan and executing this plan including coordination of the services required by the patient upon discharge. They are responsible for exercising appropriate assessment of the patient and providing any psycho-social intervention, as needed. The Social Work Care Coordinator will accept referrals from the outpatient areas and refer to community agencies as necessary. The Social work Care Coordinator will provide education/consultation to the Nurse Managers and Nursing Staff to ensure achievement of quality patient outcomes.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Education: Masters in Social Work required.
Experience: Two years experience in the clinical setting.
Certification/Licensure: Current licensure in Massachusetts as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.
Software/Hardware: Basic computer skills.
Important COVID message
Please note, Carney Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.