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Med Social Worker, BSW, Salary (Part Time Non/Ben) JCMC

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Company: Mountain States Health Alliance

Location: Johnson City, TN

Date Posted: January 21, 2015

Source: MiracleWorkers.com



The Social Worker is responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological, social, emotional, cultural, and financial needs that impact high risk patient's health and recovery. The Social Worker demonstrates the ability to utilize social services resources, supportive counseling, and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs. Collaborates with the case manager in the development of a discharge plan and addresses assessed needs in a timely manner. The Social Worker will demonstrate a working knowledge of payor source implications on discharge plan, resources, and placement options to maximize a patient's successful disposition. The social worker provides updates on the psychological, social, emotional, cultural and financial needs to the interdisciplinary team to assist in the delivery of care. Identifies quality and risk issues and reports to the appropriate individual or department. The social worker is also responsible for assisting in the management of metrics including Length of Stay and ...


The Social Worker is responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological, social, emotional, cultural, and financial needs that impact high risk patient's health and recovery. The Social Worker demonstrates the ability to utilize social services resources, supportive counseling, and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs. Collaborates with the case manager in the development of a discharge plan and addresses assessed needs in a timely manner. The Social Worker will demonstrate a working knowledge of payor source implications on discharge plan, resources, and placement options to maximize a patient's successful disposition. The social worker provides updates on the psychological, social, emotional, cultural and financial needs to the interdisciplinary team to assist in the delivery of care. Identifies quality and risk issues and reports to the appropriate individual or department. The social worker is also responsible for assisting in the management of metrics including Length of Stay and Avoidable Days .
Perform delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of this facility.

MSHA expects all team members to support the VOS initiative by demonstrating awareness of the VOS system and effectively applying it to his/her work.
Job duties of this position may require access to protected patient information (PHI). The team member will be accountable for appropriate use of the record and compliance with all confidentiality and security policy and procedures related to use, access, and disclosure of PHI.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP
This position reports directly to the Manager of Case Management

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1)Social Worker with current state license. A Certification in Case Management within 3 years preferred .
2)Minimum BS in Social Work or related field.
3)Clinical social work experience, acute care setting preferred.
4)Must have the ability to assess information.
5)Apply critical thinking processes to determine course of action and relay this information to the interdisciplinary team.
6)Requires excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills.
7)Must be able to prioritize workload and develop efficient methods of managing time.
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