This position provides care managment coverage to the emergency department with the goal of preventing avoidable hospital admissions, preventing over use of the ED for chronic conditions, and assisting the team by problem solving and providing resources for helth improvement and continuity of care. This position cross trains and works with the inpatient teams to provide social work services to the various hospital units as assigned.
Plans and implements treatment and transition care plans based upon a psychosocial assessment that is integrated into an interdisciplinary care plan.
Provides a range of social work interventions thatinclude,case management,counseling,crisis intervention,andadvocacy inassisting patientsand families reach their goals. Identifies and recognizes rapidly changing situations and quickly intervenes to prevent or resolve the emotional crisis.,
Arranges, mobilizes, utilizes, and may coordinate a comprehensive range of community resources which most effectively meet the identified patient and family needs.
Takes leadership role in facilitation of interdisciplinary communicationas it relatesto patientsandfamilies experiencing complex psychosocial issues.
Formally and informally educates patient/family and health care team members regarding the social work role, pertinent patient care issues, and population specific information.
Serves as a preceptor or field instructor for social work graduate and undergraduate training as appropriate to their skills related to a range of psychosocial issues and interventions.
Serves as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families and community to ensure continuity of care.
Documentspsychosocialassessment, progress notes, care plans and discharge/transition plan in the electronic medical record.
Identifies and participates inQualityImprovement,research and program evaluation initiatives that focus on improving health care services Demonstrates knowledge and compliance withMHealthFairview and SocialWork practice, ethics andstandards.
Complies with the legal and regulatorylaw includingmandatedreportingrequirements.
Masters degree in social work from an accredited social work program.
Current Minnesota Social Work License at the LGSW or LISW level.
3-5yearsexperiencein a health care setting; ability to analyze, intervene and evaluate a range of psychosocial theory and methods in practice with clients; and demonstrated knowledgeof community and economic resources.
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.