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Medical Social Worker Emergency Department Weekend

Company: St. David's South Austin Medical Center
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:

Description

St. Davids HealthCare is implementing a new pay range for full-time and part-time unit-based bedside nurses, non-exempt frontline nurse leaders and to a host of non-Nursing roles. Apply today to learn more!

Introduction

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

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's South Austin 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.
  • HomeAuto, 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 Benefits

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Medical Social Worker Emergency Department where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

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

Experience

  • 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

Education

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work

Licenses and Certifications

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

Position schedule will be working every Saturday and Sunday, 12 hour shifts.

St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is an acute-care facility in central Texas with more than 300 patient beds. The hospital is known in the community for its nationally accredited oncology program – the Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Center, home to the area’s only adult bone marrow transplant program – and Level II trauma center. The facility’s full range of specialized services includes cardiovascular care and rehabilitation, imaging services, women’s services, joint replacement and orthopedics, surgical services including weight loss surgery, wound care, emergency care, cancer care, nutrition services, and a sleep disorder center. The hospital operates three full-service emergency centers.

 

St. David’s South Austin 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.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Medical Social Worker Emergency Department 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.

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

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