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For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
The regional Social Worker will provide complex social work services as a member of the care management and interdisciplinary professional team. The regional Social Worker will demonstrate strong advocacy skills; focusing on problem solving and collaborative plans for positive patient outcomes and transitions. This role would focus on complex patients both social and medical with an anticipated long length of stay and complex transition planning needs.
Education: Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) required.
Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in hospital based social work or care transitions.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); would consider licensure in progress
Language Skills: Excellent written & verbal skills.
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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.