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Social Worker, Care Coordinator at Northside Hospital in Lawrenceville, Georgia

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION
Works with neonate, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients, families, medical staff and community agencies to determine the appropriate setting of care and appropriateness of hospitalization, as well as to assess post hospital care needs. Provides the necessary interventions in order to assure effective and efficient clinical resource management. Provides intervention regarding adjustment to hospitalization, crisis intervention and psychosocial assessment. Will be actively involved in Discharge Planning and Utilization Review in a progressive acute care setting.POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Required: Masters of Social Work (MSW) OR B.S. degree in related field with strong clinical background. One (1) year previous experience in utilization review. Ability to interact with patients, families, physicians and hospital staff. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to type accurately at an approximate rate of 30 wpm.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: No

WORK HOURS: Varies

WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes

ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No.

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.