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Social Worker/Discharge Planner - Kish Social Services, Full-time, Rotating

Company: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Location: DeKalb
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The _Social Worker/Discharge Plan_ reflects the mission, vision, and values of NMHC, adheres to the organizations Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards. The Social Worker is responsible for providing high quality services through the continuum of care to the patient and the patients family in order to obtain optimal social and emotional functioning. These services include direct service to patients and their families both on an inpatient and outpatient basis. The Social Worker coordinates options and services to meet the patients needs through collaboration and consultation with physicians and other healthcare personnel. _Required:_Bachelors degree with major in Social Work.At least two years of hospital experience in discharge planning with documented experience in acute care setting providing direct service to patients.Knowledge of normal characteristics of growth and development throughout the span of life.Demonstrates comprehensive clinical skills, ability to work productively and effectively, ability to function well as a member of a multidisciplinary team, and ability to represent the program well in interactions both inside and outside the host hospital. Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

Keywords: Northwestern Memorial Healthcare, DeKalb , Social Worker/Discharge Planner - Kish Social Services, Full-time, Rotating, Other , DeKalb, Illinois

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