Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team. We are seeking a Social Worker III PRN for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
HCA Healthcare is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA Healthcare hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data. Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
Position Summary: This position supports the mission of Swedish Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. The Social Worker III PRN is responsible for assessing the psychological, social, cultural and/or financial needs that impact the high-risk patient’s health and recovery. Has the ability to utilize social services, counseling and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs. Responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psycho-social approach through the continuum of care and balances individually identified patients and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources. Through concurrent case management, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, as well as appropriate level of care. Discharge planning will begin at the time of (or prior to) admission, and reassessed throughout the course of hospitalization. Knowledge of payer source implications on discharge plan, resources and placement options to maximize patient’s successful disposition.
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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.
Qualifications and Position Requirements:
May be hired for Full-time, Part-time or PRN position. Routine workdays and hours are Monday-Friday, 8 am-4:30 pm with minimum of one (1) weekend/month required for PRN staff.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Colorado or current State of Colorado licensure with no restrictions (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, or Psychologist) required. Specialty certification in case management preferred. Colorado Addiction Certifications (CAC II or CAC III or other specialty certification preferred. BLS certification through American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
Education: Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work or Master’s Degree in Psychology or Counseling related field of study required.
Experience: 3-5 years recent clinical social work or direct behavior health experience with acute care hospital setting and case management preferred.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and able to work with highly diverse population. Must be knowledgeable of State and JCAHO standards. Must be knowledgeable of national criteria used to establish medical necessity for hospital admissions and continued stay. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work in high stress environment. Must be able to apply critical thinking and formulate diagnostic impressions based upon review of systems, history, symptoms and current presentation. Must be able to provide crisis intervention and utilize system resources/referrals.
Degree of Supervision Required: Involves general guidance and direction by the Department Director or designee. Employee will be expected to perform all job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Orientation Period: 90-day probationary period. 2-3 weeks training/orientation depending upon experience. Extensive orientation may be required and will be determined by the Department Director.
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