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Medical Social Worker Emergency Department PRN

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

Job Description:


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

At St. David’s South 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 Emergency Department Medical Social Worker like you to be a part of our team.

As a Medical Social Worker in the Emergency Department, you will assist in meeting the psychosocial needs of the emergency room patients by providing emotional support, psychosocial assessments, counseling, crisis intervention, and discharge planning services to patients and families.

  • You will respond to and collaborate with all interdisciplinary team referrals

  • When on call, you will respond to a page within 15 minutes and arrive at the emergency room within one hour of a page if needed

  • You will conduct a thorough psychosocial assessment with patients who present to the emergency room with a psychiatric complaint

  • You will conduct assessments of patients who present with substance abuse concerns

  • You will assess and make appropriate referrals for patients who present with sexual or physical assaults, or concerns about child or adult safety

  • You will document psychosocial assessments, evaluations, and recommendations

  • You will provide discharge planning assessments to patients and their families

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center, which is part of St. David’s HealthCare, is a 334-bed acute care facility offering a range of complex specialties and sub-specialties, including a nationally accredited oncology program with the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program; a trauma program that includes a Level II trauma center to treat the most severely injured and critical patients; a comprehensive cardiac program; full-service maternity and newborn care; and two full-service emergency centers in the communities of Bee Cave and Bastrop.

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 Emergency Department 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.


  • Two years previous medical social work experience – preferred
  • Thorough working knowledge of social services in a direct services health care setting
  • Working knowledge of community information and resources for referrals


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work

Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

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

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