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Trinity Health Social Worker Discharge Planning in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Mercy Medical Center is looking for a Licensed Discharge Planner / Social Worker (LSW /LCSW), to join our Case Management Team.

The Discharge Planner is a licensed medical social worker who works collaboratively with patients, families and the medical team to ensure patients recover and achieve optimal well-being.

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Responsible for preforming psychosocial assessments to determine patient care needs

  • Provide ongoing case management support to the patients.

  • Helps connect patients to resources within the community.

  • Vital in assisting and supporting patients who will require discharge planning services.

  • Must have extensive knowledge of community-based resources and programs, managed care, insurance authorization processes, medical terminology, and psychosocial aspects of illness and health.

Requirements :

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required. Master's Degree Preferred

  • License : Valid social work license from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Required, minimally at the LSW level Required. LCSW Preferred

  • Experience: Two (2) years of related professional experience required. Fieldwork placements may be substituted in place of one (1) year of experience.


  • Great benefits on Day one

  • Competitive pay

  • Mission-Driven Team Environment

  • Full Time, Rotating weekends

Facility Information

Mercy Medical Center has established itself as one of the leading providers of health care services in Western Massachusetts. Mercy Medical Center is a 182-bed acute care hospital in Springfield. Other facilities include Mercy's Rehabilitation Hospital, a comprehensive hospital-based rehabilitation center on the campus of Mercy Medical Center and Brightside for Families and Children, an outpatient service offering counseling and family support programs.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran