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Social Worker 1st shift

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 Job Title: Social Worker 1st shift
 Company Name: Huntsville Hospital
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: HUNTSVILLE, AL, United States
 Department: Medicaid Waiver Program
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: Mon-Fri; 8am-4:30pm, 32 hours
 Hours/Pay Period: 64
 Degree Required: B.S.
 Job ID: 64081-5488-Medicaid W-0.8-2013.016035
 Date Posted: Oct 2, 2013
 Years Experience: 2
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Job Summary 

Facilitates resource management activities for inpatients based on identified patients. Coordinates patient's stay from admission to discharge through collaboration with physicians, nursing staff and other healthcare professionals to enhance continuity of patient care, promote cost effective utilization of resources and enhance patient, nurse and physician satisfaction.

 

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

Education:  Require BS degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university and current Alabama licensure.

Experience:  Two years hospital experience preferred. Comparable combination of education and experience will be considered.  Previous utilization management, discharge planning or hospital based social service experience very beneficial.

Additional Skills/Abilities:  Appropriate communication skills, verbal and written.  Excellent organizational skills. Strong medical knowledge i.e., medical social work.