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Medical Social Worker - Part Time

Requisition #: 197081
Location: Howard County General Hospital, Columbia, MD 21044
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Oct. 29, 2019

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Facilitation of pt/family meetings, helping patients/families connect with community resources, goals of care discussions, crisis intervention. The Medical Social Worker I (MSW) is responsible to implement the plan of care for specific patients, beginning on admission and following through until discharge. Collaboration with the patient, family, Interdisciplinary Care Team members and external healthcare providers to assure safe, timely and efficient care is required. Initiates the plan of care and monitors its implementation. Functions as a member of the team in coordination of care to patients and serves as a problem solving resource. Position requires innovative skills for continuous improvement in patient outcomes and cost effectiveness. Internal communication is required outside of the work group to persuade or gain cooperation and acceptance of ideas.

16 hours per week
Day Shift
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
All Saturdays and Sundays from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm

Work Location: Howard County General Hospital

Graduate of an accredited college/university. MSW required with specific course work related to social work.

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