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Care Management Social Worker

at Maine Medical Center

Posted: 10/5/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 38530
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Portland, ME

Part Time

Work Hours: 20

6/18/2019

  • Position Summary
    • The Social Worker's role involves assessing the emotional, social, and environmental needs of patients / clients, their  families and caregivers.  The Social Worker will facilitate discussions regarding options, as they relate to complex  situations.  He / She will provide information and referrals for community resources in cooperation with the caregivers; and  may assist with the transition of care and/or discharge planning.  Incumbent may coordinate medical, educational and  community-based support services.  This work is performed under general supervision in accordance with Maine Medical  Center (MMC) institutional policies and departmental policies.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Approximately two years on the job experience in a hospital setting preferred in order to consolidate knowledge of community resources and skills in assisting people to make major decisions while acutely or chronically ill.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Master of Social Work from an accredited school; Bachelor's in Social work and Master's in a related healthcare field.
    • Maintains a relatively high level of analytical skills in order to resolve complex psychosocial problems associated with illness.
    • Ability to concentrate and demonstrate attention to details when interviewing patients and providing preparing discharge plans for placement / alternative living arrangements, maintaining records and the like.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, and work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary healthcare team.