Discharge Planner MSW EH/EMH
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Naperville, IL 60540
Provides counseling and discharge planning services to patients who are in need of ongoing medical and/or psychosocial care following discharge. In collaboration with other members of the healthcare team, assesses medical needs of the patient and offers suggestions regarding follow-up care options. Prepares and updates social work medical records including nature of discharge needs, resources available, patient and family response to recommendations and the final discharge plans arranged. Directs patients to designated community agencies or resources, as necessary.
Discharge Planner for Pulmonary Medicine Unit. Will need to cover other units on weekend rotations.
Location: Edward Hospital 801 S. Washington Street Naperville, Illinois
Hours: Work 40 hours in a 2 week pay period. 8:00am-5:00pm Rotate weekends every 7th. Rotate holidays.
Benefits: Part time
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Required Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in Social Work
Minimum one year medical social work experience in a health care setting or a clinical rotation in an acute care hospital setting
Preferred Education and/or Experience
Minimum one year previous hospital social work experience
Required License and/or Certification:
Current State of Illinois Social Worker (LSW or LCSW) licensure
If license pending, must obtain license within eight months of hire
Preferred License and/or Certification:
Clinical Social Worker licensure (LCSW)