BJC Healthcare Social Worker - Part-time day shift - rotating call required (56 hrs/pay period) in Columbia, Missouri
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Boone Hospital Center is a 394-bed full service hospital located in Columbia, MO. It is a regional referral center located in the center of the state. The hospital provides progressive healthcare programs, services, and technology to people in 26 mid-Missouri counties. Although the hospital is full service, areas in which Boone Hospital Center excels are cardiology, neurology, oncology, surgical, obstetrical services, and numerous other specialties. The hospital maintains a 24-hour emergency center with hospital-based ambulance service and a helipad for incoming emergency air transportation. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Boone Hospital Center has been certified as a "Magnet Hospital" by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Medical Social Worker contributes a unique perspective to the assessment of patient/family situations by addressing certain psycho social aspects which include the patient/family's ability to cope with illness and/or disability, their support networks, and the potential for expanding support through community resources. The Medical Social Worker is an integral member of the DC planning team that also serves as a link between the hospital and the community to help ensure that an adequate post-hospital care plan is established prior to the patient's discharge.
Provides clinical social work services to address the psychosocial needs of patients and families. Provides individual and group counseling, linkage to community resources, expertise in cultural diversity and advocacy. Collaborates with the health care team and ensures timely, cost-effective discharge and transition planning.
Conducts screening and assessment activities to meet the needs of the discharged patient.
Applies assessment findings to prepare a patient-centered plan of care.
Applies and complies with all regulations and utilizes resources available to patients to manage their continuum of care.
- Social Work
- No Experience
- No Experience
Licenses & Certifications
- 2-5 years
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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