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Location: US:WI:MILWAUKEE at our FROEDTERT HOSPITAL facility.
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Responsible for facilitating the care of designated patients and their families during a patient's hospital admission or outpatient visit. Coordinates discharge plan from pre-admission through discharge follow up. Provides psychosocial assessment and updates that address the patient's evolving needs. Establishes a plan of care that provides maximum benefit to patient and their families. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum of two years experience in an acute care setting preferred. Masters Degree in Social Work with casework in medical social work. Current State of Wisconsin license as social worker required
Interpersonal skills necessary to obtain information from patients, to provide counseling to patients/families, and interact effectively with patients, families and hospital personnel. Analytical skills necessary to assess patients needs, develop associated discharge planning and develop solutions to problems concerning patients mental and physical well being.
Perks & Benefits at Froedtert Health
Froedtert Health Offers a variety of perks & benefits to staff, depending on your role you may be eligible for the following:
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 engaged in thousands of clinical trials and studies. The Froedtert & MCW health network, which includes ten plus hospitals, nearly 2,000 physicians and more than 45 health centers and clinics draw patients from throughout the Midwest and the nation.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer who values and maintains an environment that attracts, recruits, engages and retains a diverse workforce. 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.