The Social Worker is a professional who is expected to operate as a team player, as well as independently. The Social worker has the ability to function as an expert practitioner, educator and consultant to achieve/facilitate maximum benefit from health care services to high-risk populations. This would include but not limited to discharge planning of high-risk/dependent population, mandated reporting, crisis intervention, therapeutic interventions, and information and referral to improve patient outcomes. The Social Worker may also provide supervision to the MSW student interns and training of new hires.
Must be a graduate from a school of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education with MSW preferred. Minimum of three years in a health care setting of similar size and scope highly desirable. Working knowledge of community resources and capability of handling heavy caseloads with numerous interruptions/demands.
Location/Region: Metairie, LA