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Licensed Social Worker, PT - HCA Fredericksburg, Virginia

Licensed Social Worker, PT - HCA Fredericksburg, Virginia

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The Social Worker, Case Management works with physicians and other members of the multidisciplinary team to develop a plan for each patient from admission to discharge. Specific Elements and Essential Functions Exhibits excellent customer relations to patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers. Shows courtesy, compassion and respect to all individualsUtilize team work to complete daily tasksScreen admissions for discharge needs within one to two business daysTrack and monitor avoidable (alternative care) days, and provide your supervisor with this information dailyPerforms continuous assessments and evaluations, to ensure patient is progressing towards desired outcomesAssesses and responds to patient/family needs by coordinating efforts of other team membersIdentifies and resolves barriers that hinder effective patient careCollaborates and consults with physicians on patients progress and discharge planning needsCommunicates effective and professionally with peers, supervisors, ancillary departments and all other external/internal customersManages the process to review and, as appropriate, appeal denials received from payorsCoordinates the discharge planning process ensuring involvement of all members of the healthcare team. Counsels with patients and family members in decision making and in meeting psychosocial needs of the patientMaintains knowledge of resources and facilities available to patients and family membersCollaborates with personnel at other facilities available to patients and family membersCompiles, evaluates and reports statistics to members of the team and utilizes the information to facilitate process improvement activities.Analyzes pertinent data, communicates findings, documents information accurately.Provides age and culturally appropriate careOrients and mentors new staff membersFollows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as requiredAcquires/maintains current knowledge related to Case ManagementUtilizes patient choice letters as appropriateProvides 'Important Message from Medicare About Your Rights' letter within appropriate timelinesCompletes UAI paperwork as necessaryAssists with the process of adoption when the need arisesCollaborates with the RN Case Manager to coordinate smooth and effective patient transfers and transitions

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