A key focus of Centura's overall business strategy is talent development. Centura is committed to providing the tools and processes that will enable associates to plan their careers. The preferred practice is to post available positions on the Centura Health Career Website allowing visibility to job opportunities at Centura.
Associates are eligible to apply for an open position if they are:
1. Active in their current position for at least six months or have manager and HR approval to be released early;
2. Ratings meet expectations or higher on their PFD review;
3. No written warning or Performance Improvement Plan (PIP) within the last six months unless their manager receives approval from HR; and
4. Continuous sustained improvement is demonstrated.
Centura's general practice is to post available positions on the Career Website for a minimum of three business days (HR reserves the right to close a posting based on the number of applications received within the three business days). The position may be posted internally and externally simultaneously. The organization reserves the right to post internally only before posting externally.
JOB DESCRIPTION/JOB POSTING ID: 107821
Under general supervision and according to established home care and hospice polices, assists patients, families and caretakers in coping with problems from severe to long-term illness, terminal illness, with difficulties in recovery and rehabilitation. Responsible for assessing the psychosocial needs of patients, families and caretakers and providing intervention to meet those needs utilizing personnel, family and community resources. The incumbent will also provide crisis intervention, grief therapy, case consultation and collaborations to other professional and interdisciplinary team.
Graduate of Accredited Master's in Social Work Program Required
Work experience requirements
Knowledge of community resources used for discharge planning, hospital operations, excellent communication/presentation skills, knowledge of third party payment systems, Medicare/Medicaid programs.
Maintains current knowledge base of community services through continuing education.
Ability to multi-task, set priorities and maintain organization. Computer skills.
Experience in Social Work with emphasis on discharge planning, referral to community services and/or case management or other related experience.
Current Kansas LMSW License required
Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.
Find your ideal career at Centura Health! With 16 hospitals, physician clinics, hospice services, home care and senior living communities, Centura Health's vast network of care spans Colorado and Western Kansas so you can experience a balanced lifestyle and enjoy a fulfilling career anywhere you want to work, live and play in Colorado. From the fast pace of a Denver-area Level 1 Trauma Center to a... smaller rural or mountain hospital – we proudly offer a more diverse range of work settings and locations than any other health care employer in the state. Centura is an equal opportunity employer.