Medical Social Worker at HCA Healthcare in Tamarac, Florida

Posted in Other 13 days ago.





Job Description:

Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


Medical Social Worker

Case Management Department

Full-time (1.0 FTE), Days, Rotating Weekends

University Hospital and Medical Center

Tamarac, FL 

 

Facility Description:

University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services as well as an academic teaching center for Behavioral Health. Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs to orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient and outpatient services and a one-of-a-kind geriatric program. Other specialty services include a Wound Healing Center and Vascular Services, Primary Stroke Center and Women’s Center. Our newly renovated family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors.

 

We continue a proud tradition of providing high level, personalized care close to home in your local community.

 

University Hospital & Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

 

Benefits:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, and employee stock purchase program.

 

Job Summary:

The medical social worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput.


Qualifications


  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) required

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) preferred

  • State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)

  • Certification in social work or case management preferred

  • Acute care social work experience preferred

  • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources

  • Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention


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