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Social Worker (Emergency Department)

Requisition #: 532084
Location: Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington, DC 20016
Category: Social Work/Mental Health
Work Shift: Day Shift
Work Week: Full Time
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: May 21, 2022


GENERAL SUMMARY: The Case Management - Social Worker evaluates timeliness and appropriateness of patient care and coordinate discharge planning for a smooth progression to post-hospital care. The goal is to restore patients to optimum health and social adjustments. Provides ancillary service to the Emergency Department and Psychiatry Departments in the evaluation of patients who present to the ER with behavioral health complaints. Provides expeditious patient assessments and collaborates with medical providers in determining the appropriate disposition and treatment for behavioral health patients and other vulnerable patient populations.


Minimum of 2-5 years of social work experience in a health care setting along with one or more years' experience Case Management performing discharge planning from the inpatient or skilled facility setting. Experienced with supporting behavioral health patients & those deemed as vulnerable preferred.

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