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NHC Administration Social Worker/Discharge Planner - NHC HealthCare North Augusta in North Augusta, South Carolina

SOCIAL WORKER/DISCHARGE PLANNER - Full Time North Augusta, SC NHC HealthCare North Augusta is in need of a Social Worker to join the team at this 192 bed post-acute, 24-hour healthcare center. The qualified candidate for this position will be responsible for discharge planning and work under the direction of the Social Work Director. This is a full time position on the rehab unit. Experience is preferred, but not required. Candidate with LTC experience or a discharge planning background is preferred, but not required. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Obtain information from family and patient on admission regarding expectations and resources available for discharge planning. Collaborate with other care plan team members to develop individualized patient discharge plans through the patient care planning conference and through level of care meetings. Coordinate in-house planning and assist patient and family in obtaining services needed to assure continuity of care. Provide information to other centers with which there is a Transfer Agreement on discharge. Participate in Utilization Review to advise committee on discharge planning. Document discharge planning in patient s medical record. We offer a competitive compensation package for full time employment including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off and sick days, a generous 401k match, continuing education and more. NHC North Augusta is located at 350 Austin Graybill Rd., North Augusta, SC 29860. If you enjoy working with people and have a heart for seniors, apply now. EOE