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Medical Social Worker PRN

Company: St. David's North Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 18, 2021

Job Description:

Description

Do you have the career opportunities as a Medical Social Worker you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, a facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

At St. David’s North Austin Medical Center we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with some unique benefits including:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Medical Social Worker like you to be a part of our team.

As 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 work as a liasion between the patient and the 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 respond timely to referrals from the Registered Nurse 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 identify and address barriers to discharge and recover, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical, and spiritual

  • You will provide education to patients and caregivers regarding community resources and post-acute level of care criteria, benefits, and coverage

  • You will engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs

St. David’s North Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 425-bed multi-specialty, acute care facility dedicated to the highest level of women’s health services, including maternity and newborn care with Level I, II and III nurseries at the adjacent St. David’s Women’s Center of Texas. The facility also features a 24-hour emergency department, the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery, the Bariatric Center, Heart and Vascular Center, neurology and neurosurgery, a kidney transplant program, inpatient and outpatient surgery and acute inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, among many others. St. David’s North Austin Medical Center is also home to St. David’s Children’s Hospital. St. David’s Surgical Hospital, which opened in October 2016, is a campus of St. David’s North Austin Medical Center.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Medical Social Worker opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

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.


Experience

  • 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
  • Acute care social work experience – preferred

Education

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) – preferred

Licenses and Certifications

  • State licensure through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners as Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW), Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
  • Certification in Social Work or Case Management – preferred

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

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