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Case Manger Social Worker - PRN

Job Location: Wichita, KS
Job Type: PRN/Per Diem

Case Manger Social Worker - PRN(Job Number: 00323-16719)
Work Location: United States-Kansas-Wichita-Wesley Medical Center
Schedule: PRN/Per Diem

Case Manger Social Worker, PRN

Position Summary:
This position supports the mission of Wesley Medical Center in optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Social Worker Case Manager is responsible for assessing the psychological, social, cultural, and/or financial needs that impact the high risk patient`s health and recovery. Has the ability to utilize social services, counseling and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs. Responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care and balances individually identified patients and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources. In collaboration with the RN Case Manager, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, as well as appropriate level of care. Discharge planning will begin at the time of (or prior to) admission, and reassessed throughout the course of hospitalization. Knowledge of payer source implications on discharge plan, resources and placement options to maximize patients successful dismissal.

Required Registration, Licensure or Certification
Current licensure as a social worker by the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board as a LBSW
Current Basic Life Support (BLS) verification course, as specified in policy
Preferred Registration, Licensure or Certification
Required Education or Experience
Bachelor`s degree in social work from an accredited institution
3- 5 years of recent clinical (community or health care) social work experience
Preferred Education or Experience
Recent hospital social work or case management experience
Required Knowledge and Skills
Ability to apply critical thinking skills
Demonstrates self-direction and motivation
Demonstrates highly developed written and oral communication skills
Demonstrates assertive interpersonal skills
Practices positive group dynamics and relationship building skills
Demonstrates accomplished presentation skills
Working knowledge of performance improvement
Demonstrates basic computer skills
Demonstrates an ability to affect change
Preferred Knowledge and Skills

How to Apply:

We offer an attractive salary/benefits package, including tuition reimbursements, a technologically superior setting, and outstanding growth potential.

Wesley Medical Center

Wesley Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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