Identification and assessment of patients and families who have social, psychological and/or environmental needs related to the impact of admission, diagnosis, treatment, or discharge. Essential duties include, but not limited to, interviewing patients and families, developing plans for intervention addressing agreed upon priorities, synchronizing discharge of patient with delivery of home services, referral of patients to needed community resources, and assisting patients/families in improving or restoring their capacity for social functioning.
Use a proactive approach to facilitate discharge planning through unit huddle management and collaboration with the care team. Ensures discharge needs are met and understood and post-acute care components are understood. Weekend and holiday shift rotation required of most positions.
Requires a Master’s degree in Social Work or related field. (M.S, PCC, LPCC, or LISW) with Ohio license required.