Located in the scenic, historic and charming Southwest Colorado town of Durango, Mercy Regional Medical Center (MRMC) is a full-service, acute care hospital with Level III Trauma designation. Recognized by Healthgrades (a leading, independent health care ratings company) with awards for Outstanding Patient Experience and Patient Safety Excellence, as well as an “A” Hospital Safety rating from The LeapFrog Group, Mercy Regional Medical Center blends state-of-the-art technology with a serene and comfortable environment to promote well-being and healing. Specialty services include emergency care, surgical care, cardiac care, an Orthopedic and Spine Center of Excellence and a Family Birthing Center equipped with every amenity and a dedicated surgical suite. Durango residents experience an exceptional quality life with world-class outdoor recreation including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking and more. Learn more about us at: http://www.mercydurango.org/
Job Description/Job Posting ID: 105120
Recruiter Contact: Jenny Coddington
Clinic/Department: 4255 HOSPMER ROUTINE
Hospital: MERCY HOSPICE
Schedule: Per Request Needed
Assesses the patient's physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs. Assists in the coordination of
appropriate services, resources and referrals. Advocates and provides support to patients and families who are
having difficulty coping effectively with changing medical conditions.
Graduate of Accredited Master's in Social Work Program
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
2 years Social Work experience in a clinical setting desired
Experience in Social Work with emphasis on discharge planning, referral to community services and/or case management or other
Knowledge of community resources used for discharge planning, hospital operations, excellent communication/presentation skills,
knowledge of third party payment systems, Medicare/Medicaid programs desired.
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.