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Social Worker | Discharge Planning | Part-time

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Macon, GA, United States
Job ID: 102227
Job Family: Behavioral Health Services
Status: Part Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12011053141601-Patient Access


Job Summary 

Coordinates and supports the providers and multidisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, providing ongoing care management services during an acute-care admission as well as continued follow up with the objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction while managing the cost of care. Provides utilization management, clinical documentation integrity, discharge planning and post-acute care needs assessment and acts as a liaison for utilization management and clinical documentation improvement. Responsible for designated unit-based patient cases and plans effectively in order to meet patient needs, manage the length of stay via monitoring and coordination of care pathways and promote efficient utilization of resources.

Education, Training, and Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Master’s preferred. Minimum of three years of recent experience in acute care, home health, case management, discharge planning or care management. Experience as a Care Manager preferred. Experience with IT solutions such as electronic health record, learning management or disease/care management systems a plus.  Certification in Care/Case Management preferred.