Elliot Hospital - Manchester, NH

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Provides clinical social work interventions with patients, (neonatals, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) and families that address personal and environmental issues in order to maximize emotional, social and physical well being and the appropriate and efficient use of health care services across the continuum. Promotes efficient coordination of patient care through collaborative practice with the health care team. Promotes patient, family, staff and physician satisfaction through coordination and continuity of care. Provides a systematic approach to evaluation of patient care. Coordinates patient care through the continuum thereby facilitating the achievement of optimal quality outcomes in relation to clinical care and cost effectiveness. Collaborates and participates with the primary nurse and the multidisciplinary team in the ongoing clinical social work assessment of patient's status/care management. Intervenes with appropriate individuals/department regarding delays in service that may have an impact on quality of patient care and/or length of stay. Conducts assigned quality management activities to improve patient care and service. Assesses patient/family adaptation to illness/disability and capacity to provide for patient's care needs via biopsychosocial assessment.

Education: Master of Science in Social Work from an accredited school required.
Experience: One to three years of experience in a health care system, preferably in a hospital setting.

Elliot Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an Affirmative Action Employer.

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Elliot Health System provides medical care to southern New Hampshire. The health care organization operates Elliot Hospital, an acute care...