SOCIAL WORKER (LMSW) - FULL TIME - DAYS

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 01-18-2017
Our client has been a part of the northwest community since 1983. Our 180-bed facility offers a broad spectrum of services including an award-winning women service.  We offer competitive pay, great benefits, teamwork environment and many more rewarding career growth incentives.
 
Position Summary:
 
The Social Worker is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient’s resources and right to self-determination.  The individual in this position has overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission.  Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions.  This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
 
·         Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
·         Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care  
·         Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
·         Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers
 
This individual’s responsibility will include the following activities: a) complex psycho-social transition planning assessment and reassessment and intervention, b) assistance with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including assessment, intervention and referral as appropriate to local, state and /or federal agencies, c) care coordination,  d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan, e) leading and/or facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences including Complex Case Review, f) making appropriate referrals to other departments, g ) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care, h) collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments,  i) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs , j) timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, k ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information, l) and other duties as assigned.
 
SKILLS AND CERTIFICATIONS [note: bold skills and certification are required]LMSW BLS Pediatric Social Work
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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