Social Worker- Full Times Days- St. Luke's Hospital
Saint Luke's Hospital
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Internal Number: 2305002488
Responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientâ��s resources and right to self-determination. Assumes responsibility to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission. Responsible to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patient at risk for readmission. Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. Integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction; Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequenced and provided at the appropriate level of care; Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy; and Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers. Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications - External
Required: Graduate of accredited school of Social Work Bachelorâ��s in Social Work(BSW) Preferred: Masterâ��s Degree Social Worker (MSW)
Required: 2years acute care experience
Required: Possession of current Texas State Social Work License based on Degree Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM)
REQUIRED COURSES/ COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR ) BLS-Obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center or the Military Training Network.
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