Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is the leading provider of health services in Wake County. With a mission to improve the health and well-being of our community, we are committed to providing outstanding and compassionate care. For more information, visit www.wakemed.org.
The Social Worker is assigned to specific clinical care units and/or specific patient populations to provide services to patients and families whose medical, psychological and/or social situation impacts compliance with the physician care plan, the provision of appropriate health care services for the patient, and/or timely discharge. Coordinates the assistance necessary to meet patient specific needs relative to placement, basic living resources, home health resources, therapeutic counseling, and post-hospital support in order to optimize outcomes. Works collaboratively with the Care Coordinator and other patient care team members. Serves as an advocate to ensure that the patient's physical, psychological, and social needs are identified and fulfilled on a timely basis and that rights are respected and addressed.
2 Years Clinical - Case Management Or Related Position Experience Required
Master's Degree Social Work Required
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Or Certified Case Manager Preferred
Hours of Work:
Monday - Friday, 8am-4:30pm