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Medical Social Worker PRN

Company: St. David's Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionIntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Medical Social Worker PRN with St. David's Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsWe are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!Learn more about Employee BenefitsWould you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Medical Social Worker PRN to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Medical Social Worker, you will be 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. You will act as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. You will create and facilitate timely implementation of discharge plans and arrange post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. You will facilitate patient movement across the continuum of care and identify, address, and track barriers to patient throughput.
    • You will partner with the RN Case Manager to ensure the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate.
    • You will respond promptly to referrals from the RN Case Manager or other staff when risk factors for social determinants of health are identified.
    • You will perform thorough assessments and develop appropriate plans of care for high risk patients with discharge planning or psychosocial needs.
    • You will perform proactive discharge planning.
    • You will provide expertise in post-acute services and community resources.
    • You will identify and address barriers to discharge and recovery, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical and spiritual.
    • You will provide psychosocial support and resources.Experience
      • Experience in acute care social workEducation
        • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work
        • Master's Degree in Social Work - preferredLicenses and Certifications
          • Currently licensed as a Registered Social Worker in the state of Texas according to law and regulation - preferred
          • Certification in Case Management - preferred
          • Certification in Social Work - preferredSt. David's Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region's largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David's Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. David's Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women's services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.St. David's Medical Center is part of St. David's HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David's HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits - St. David's Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
            HCA Healthcare Co-FounderBe a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Medical Social Worker PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: St. David's Medical Center, Austin , Medical Social Worker PRN, Healthcare , Austin, Texas

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