Run Epic list and determine new patients who require assessments/needs
Participate in DCAM rounds with interdisciplinary team and provide updates on patient needs and discharge plans
Cover Team members PTO if one is out
Utilize team text to assist staff with assessments, resources, and discharge planning.
Complete in depth assessments to reduce readmission rates and assess social determinants of health, and provide resources as needed.
Complete readmission interviews to decrease readmission rates.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The CM Services reports through the division of Patient Care Services lead by the Chief Nursing Executive, Vice President of Patient Care Services. The CM Service is comprised of three departments: Case Management, Utilization Management, and Social Work. Through the Triad Model of Care Delivery, the objectives of the CM Services are for all patients to have access to healthcare through the BJH continuum and appropriate, safe discharge plans. The SW department is open 24 hours/day while the CM department is open 20 hours/day. Both departments provide coverage throughout the hospital including the Emergency Department, Outpatient Clinics, Registration sites, and Health Information Management. The Service employs registered nurses, social workers, a license practical nurse, a customer service representative, and administrative assistants.
Under direction of a physician, assists patients and their families in their residences or outpatient/inpatient settings to adapt and plan an interdisciplinary approach to treating the patient-family system.Employees working at an Illinois facility are required to have an Illinois state social work license or be able to take and pass the Illinois state social work licensing exam within 90 days of the first day of employment.
Provides direct clinical services to patients and families.
Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team.
Collaborates with community human service agencies to meet the needs of patients, families, and the hospital.
- Social Work
Benefits and Legal Statement
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.