St. Joseph Health Social Worker - Case Management in Eureka, California

We are looking for a Social Worker for the department of Case Management at St Joseph Health.

Location: St Joseph Hospital - Eureka, CA

Schedule: Full time, 80 hours biweekly. The work schedule will be Thursday-Tuesday.

Shift: 8-hour, Day - Variable

Summary:

The aim of the Discharge Coordinator is to coordinate activities to facilitate efficient and effective patient flow across the continuum of care, including safe and timely discharge or transfer to an appropriate level of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Clinical expertise to ensure optimal assessment of needs.

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative working relationships with the care team, including but not limited to physicians, clinical staff, Outcomes Coordinators, Clinical Quality Coordinator, Medi-cal Liaison and community agencies.

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Ability to compile, analyze and disseminate data.

Qualifications:

Education: Master’s in Social Work is required.

Experience: Five years of experience as a social worker in a community-based setting, skilled nursing facility, or acute care facility preferred .

Knowledge/Training: Current working knowledge of state and national healthcare benefits for all age groups; community resources for adult and elderly patients. Understanding of eligibility requirements for state and federal medical programs for children, adults and the elderly (i.e.: CCS, Medicare, and Medi-Cal).

National Geographic Traveler calls Humboldt County one of the world's top ten great places while the USDA declares this area to be "America's Most Scenic Rural County."It's also home for St. Joseph Hospital, located in Eureka and serving the community since 1920. We're a full-service, state-of-the-art facility with 145 licensed beds including a 15-bed Acute Rehab Unit.Redwood Memorial Hospital is located in the Eel River Valley in the southern part of Humboldt County.Redwood Memorial Hospital fosters a healing and welcoming environment by taking a holistic, patient-centered approach to medicine.To learn more about our facilities and all Humboldt County has to offer, please visit: www.stjosepheureka.org St. Joseph Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as "on call/per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Humboldt County Entities