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Full-time, Part-time
200 May Street, Attleboro, MA 02703
Updated 30+ days ago

Responsibilities

 

JOB PURPOSE:

 

Under the Direction of the Case Manager, Program Manager, or designee, the Assistant Case Manager assists with a comprehensive range of social work services to a variety of patients in an inpatient or partial hospital setting.  Assists Case Managers with psychosocial assessments, utilization review, and other social work related activities as assigned.

Qualifications

MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Education: Bachelors Degree in Social Work or Allied Health field required. Two years of inpatient experience may be substituted for degree.

 

Experience: Hospital social work or direct care experience preferred.

 

Technical Skills: Must be proficient with written and verbal communication skills. Must have knowledge of community-based and state agencies with regard to behavioral health services.

 

Age and Disability: Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients and their families on a regular basis.

 

Other: Professional demeanor and appearance, as well as the ability to deal tactfully with sensitive situations and maintain patient confidentiality. Must be able to interact effectively with other hospital departments to achieve desired outcome for the patient.

 

Contacts: Reports to the Case Manager, Program Manager, or designee. Several hospital and community-based contacts and insurance providers.

 

Environmental Demands: Physical surroundings are pleasant and comfortable, with minimal exposure to injury or other hazards.

 

Essential Physical/Mental Demands: Minimal physical effort required. Handling light materials and supplies.

 

Manual Dexterity Required: Ability to write legibly on both internal and external documents.


Americans with Disabilities Act Statement: External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job-specific functions (underlined within each job-specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, to be determined by the organization on a case-by-case basis.

 

Ethics Statement: Employee conducts himself/herself consistent with the ethical standards of the organization including, but not limited to, the Fraud and Abuse Compliance Program as measured by employee performance and conduct.

Posting ID: 663586879 Posted: 2021-09-22 Job Title: Assistant Case Manager