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The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin regional health network is a partnership between Froedtert Health and the Medical College of Wisconsin supporting a shared mission of patient care, innovation, medical research and education. Our health network operates eastern Wisconsin’s only academic medical center and adult Level I Trauma Center at Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, an internationally recognized training and research center engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes five hospitals, more than 1,700 physicians and nearly 40 health centers and clinics, draws patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.
Froedtert Health has been widely recognized for our dedication to our staff, providing a work environment full of encouragement, innovation, collaboration and respect.
Our best-in-class wellness program has earned us recognition in the Milwaukee Business Journal as a Healthiest Employer and a Gold Well Workplace award from the Wellness Council of America.
We invite you to review the job posting below. If you meet the requirements and qualifications for this opportunity, you are encouraged to apply.
Thank you for considering a career with Froedtert Health!
Location: US:WI:WEST BEND at our FROEDTERT WEST BEND HOSPITAL facility.
*1.0 FTE is Full-Time, any position less than 1.0 FTE is Part-Time, and .001 FTE is Optional Part-Time*
*Positions with an “FTE” (full time equivalency) of .8 – 1.0 are eligible for full-time medical, dental and vision benefits. Positions with an “FTE” of .5 – .799 are eligible for part-time pro-rated medical, dental and vision benefits*
Shift: Shift 1
Reporting to the Supervisor Case Management, the Social Worker is responsible for coordinating the care of designated patients and families during a patient’s hospital admission. The Social Worker coordinates the discharge plan from pre-admission through discharge follow-up. The Social Worker provides psychosocial assessment and updates that address the patient’s evolving needs. The Social Worker establishes a plan of care that provides maximum benefit to patients and their families. The goal of social work services is to be an advocate for patients across the continuum, connecting them with the necessary resources to ensure safe and effective care. Other duties as assigned.
A minimum of 1-2 years of experience in an acute care setting is preferred. Master’s degree in Social Work is required. Current State of Wisconsin license in social work is required.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment and interact with physicians, other professional disciplines, external agencies and organizations. Requires strong computer skills. Medical social work, including discharge planning preferred. Interpersonal skills necessary to obtain information from patients/ families, and interact effectively with patients, families and hospital personnel. Analytical skills necessary to assess patient’s needs, develop associated discharge planning and develop solutions to problems concerning patients mental and physical well-being.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. As a federal contractor/subcontractor, we take affirmative action in employment based on race, sex, disability and status as a protected veteran. We welcome protected veterans to share their priority consideration status with us at 262-439-1961. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. During your application and interview process, if you have a need that requires an accommodation, please contact us at 262-439-1961. We will attempt to fulfill all reasonable accommodation requests.
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