Allied Health – Social Worker

Allied Health – Social Worker

ALLIED HEALTH – SOCIAL WORKER

Position: SOCIAL WORKER

Location: ARLIGNTON, TEXAS

Shift: FULL TIME DAYS w/ Rotating Weekends

Summary:

Interacts with physicians, staff, patient/family and outside agencies. 

 Direct patient care support functions are provided to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric, and frail elderly patients.  

Assesses, plans, implements, coordinates and evaluates options and services to meet the patient’s needs through evaluation of available resources to provide quality, cost effective outcomes.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provides direct social service and counseling to patients/families

• Assists in locating appropriate resources for post-discharge care

• Participate in multidisciplinary team to coordinate the client’s plan

• Cross train sufficiently to team member’s duties to be able to serve as back up resource

• Assesses and identifies cases for intervention

• Prioritize goals and develops a plan based on client needs

• Monitor and evaluate outcome of client’s plan

• Proactive case identification

• Demonstrate behavior supportive of team achieving department goals

• Actions demonstrate protection of patient privacy and compliance with HIPPA regulations

• Collaborate with third party payors internal case management/disease management departments as appropriate

   for discharge planning needs

• Documentation: Follow all standards of documentation and document in appropriate systems.

• Other duties as assigned.

Licensure/ Certification/Registration:

·         Current Texas Licensure as a Social Worker required;

·         Current Healthcare Provider BLS issued by the American Heart Association required; 

·         Master’s Degree and above in Social Work required. 

·         CMSW, LCSW or LCP preferred.

Education:

·         Master’s Degree and above in Social Work is required.

Experience:

·         One-year social work experience preferred.

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