HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker (MSW) - PRN in Georgetown, Texas
The Social Worker coordinates and provides clinical social work and/or discharge planning services (in conjunction with the Case Management Team) to patients and families.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Social Worker is responsible for the coordination and provision of clinical social work and/or discharge planning services to patients and families in accordance with all departmental and organizational policies and procedures. Services include, but are not limited to:
Comprehensive assessment which takes into account the patient’s current and prospective functional capacities, resources and support systems and documentation of plan in chart.
Development and implementation of patient-centered treatment goals and plans utilizing appropriate therapeutic interventions.
Active listening and supportive counseling.
Collaborative formulation of appropriate and realistic patient-centered discharge plans including the arrangement of any necessary follow-up services such as durable medical equipment, home health and/or placement.
Advocacy in support of the patient’s right to self-determination.
Acting as a liaison between patients, families, visitors, physicians, GHS staff and/or other community service providers.
Community information and referral.
Thorough and timely documentation regarding the patient’s problems, goals, plans and/or relevant Social Work interventions.
Participation in and/or facilitation of Interdisciplinary Care Conferences.
Timely attendance at and positive, active participation in departmental meetings. Secondary Functions: Education and/or consultation services to patients, families, visitors, physicians, GHS staff and the community regarding issues such as:
Human behavior, psychosocial components of illness, disability, hospitalization, and/or end-of-life care. Advance directives. Community resources. Primary Populations Served:
Patients - Mostly adults (18 years and older) including geriatric patients (65 years and older) with occasional neonates (0-28 days), infants (28 days-2 years), pediatrics (2-12 years), and adolescents (12-17 years).
Families - All ages.
- Employee’s conduct must reflect the company’s values and a commitment to the Code of Conduct, ethics and compliance program. Adheres and upholds all service behaviors as listed in the I CARE value commitment and other departmental initiatives. Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Required:Master's Degree in Social Work
Required:Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing, computer skills
Preferred: Medical Social Work experience
License and Certificates: *
Required: Current Texas Social Work licensure (acceptable licensure includes LMSW, LMSW-AP and LMSW-ACP
Title: Social Worker (MSW) - PRN
Location: Texas-Georgetown-St. David%27s Georgetown Hospital
Requisition ID: 25067-47243