Social Worker II- Outpatient Care Management - 1903399
At Stony Brook Medicine, our Social Workers are valuable members of our team, who provide empathic care to our patients, their families and visitors, with the highest degree of integrity and respect. Social Workers apply the principles and practices of their profession to provide integrated social casework, including direct counseling, therapy, advocacy, and other services to individuals, families and groups in a variety of settings. Social Workers plan, implement, coordinate and document treatment for individuals diagnosed with: mental illness and serious emotional disturbance; mental retardation and developmental disabilities; work-related illnesses or injuries; chemical addiction; or perpetrators or victims of neglect, abuse, or crime who need therapeutic intervention, habilitation, training, supervision and re-socialization, or confinement.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, knowledge and understanding of patient care and effectively respond to changing patient needs by making decisions based on ethical principles and adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Social Worker II may include the following but are not limited to:
Psychosocial assessment of selected cases.
Counseling and Crisis Intervention
Coverage of multiple clinic settings including but not limited to; Adult Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, OB/GYN, Geriatrics
Coordinate with SB and other hospital discharge planning team as needed
Work with community agencies in regards to good transitional care
Compliance with documentation of Social Work intervention.
Coordination with insurance companies, insurance verification, advocacy with outside agencies.
Assist with access to care.
Assist patient financial services, benefits/ entitlements or with Medicaid applications as needed.
Coordinate and give review to insurance companies as needed; contact insurance companies for authorizations.
Coordination with CPS, APS, OMH, OPWDD, DSS, and other social service and oversight agencies.
Assist patients and families with advanced directives.
Supervision of professional social work students.
Active involved in performance improvement activities including program development, data collection and analysis of cases and follow up
Attention to 30 days admission
Geriatric and chronic illness case management
Long term care planning
All other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: MSW from an accredited Social Work Education School. New York State LMSW or LCSW. Three years post Master's. Experience in medical health care setting or medical clinic setting. Demonstrates excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrates strong Psychosocial Assessment skill set. Demonstrates understanding of hospital systems, transition to care issues, social work with different patient populations. Understanding of integrated health care model. Working knowledge of case management and health homes. Working knowledge of Long Island and Metropolitan NY Community resources. Demonstrates patient first, patient advocacy and service excellence. Computer literate and understanding of data analysis. Demonstrates the following: understanding of community systems; demonstrates ability for project management and action planning; demonstrates teamwork and team leader focus; understanding of data collection and statistics. Demonstrates an ability to manage a large and complex case load and an ability to work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in medical specialty areas. Experience of three or more years in Hospital, Sub-acute rehab, or inpatient hospital. Experience with geriatric and long term care planning.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Official Job Title: TH Social Worker II
Job Field: Social Work/Behavioral Health
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Care Management/ Social Work Services-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Shift: Day Shift Shift Hours: 9:00am-5:30pm Pass Days: Sat, Sun
Posting Start Date: Oct 8, 2019
Posting End Date: Nov 8, 2019, 4:59:00 AM
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Salary Grade: SL3
Internal Number: 1903399
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