Social Worker I - Emergency Dept

The Emergency Department at Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital is a Community-based non-teaching ED situated within the beautiful West Bloomfield campus.  The ED sees over 40,000 patients per year and boasts 32 private rooms including 1 Mental Health, 1 Ophthalmology and 6 Fast Track rooms, 2 Trauma Bays and an adjacent 14-bed Clinical Decision Unit.

West Bloomfield, MI

Henry Ford Health System

Founded in 1915 by auto pioneer Henry Ford, Henry Ford Health System (HFHS) is one of the nation&rsquo;s leading comprehensive, health systems. It provides health care delivery including acute, specialty, primary and preventive care services backed by excellence in research and education.<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Mission: To improve people's lives through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing.</li> <li>Vision: Transforming lives through health and wellness, one person at a time.</li> </ul> <br />Search for your next career with Henry Ford Health System &mdash; then apply, or recommend a friend. <a href="" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CLICK HERE</a> to view all open careers.

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Social Work

Overview: <p>HFWBH is a Primary Stroke Center, offers a 24-hour Cardiac Cath Lab and the ED is currently seeking Level III Trauma Verification.&nbsp; We are dedicated to serving our community through growth, continual process improvement and providing team-based emergency care. Our staff include Physicians, Physician Assistants, Registered Nurses, ED Technicians/Paramedics, Unit Assistants and Social Workers.&nbsp; We offer a comprehensive, individually-tailored orientation program based on your experience, skill level and personal needs.&nbsp; Our staff enjoy multiple shift options with flexible self-scheduling.&nbsp; Ideal candidates value accountability, embrace change and are high-energy team players dedicated to providing high-quality care and an excellent patient experience.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>The Social Worker l is responsible for creating outcomes for the patient and family by managing complex psychosocial and economic co-morbidities.</li> <li>Provide education and consultation regarding resources, collaborate to develop a discharge plan and facilitate and monitor its implementation.</li> <li>Assist patient/family adjust to and cope with illness, diagnosis, treatment options and prognosis.</li> <li>Through advanced practice skills mobilizes resources to reduce risk, serves as a liaison between the hospital and the community.</li> <li>In addition offers crisis interventions to patient/family.</li> <li>36 hours/week Midnight Shift</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Master&rsquo;s Degree in Social Work (LMSW)</li> <li>Up to two years social work or protective services experience, required.</li> <li>&nbsp;Working knowledge/experience in utilization management, managed care and payor issues, preferred.</li> <li>Experience in psychosocial and therapeutic counseling, 1 year, preferred.</li> <li>Ability to interview, assess, organize and problem solve.</li> <li>Ability to identify appropriate community resources on assigned caseload and to work collaboratively with patients, families, multidisciplinary team and community agencies to achieve desired patient outcomes.</li> </ul>