SOCIAL WORKER MSW LCSW - PERDIEM - DAYS
Since 1972, Placentia-Linda Hospital has expanded right along with north Orange County. As our communities grow, we continue to offer a full range of medical and surgical services to meet your family’s needs. One thing remains the same — our caring and compassionate staff, which is committed to providing an excellent patient experience and quality care. The numerous awards and distinctions we’ve earned demonstrate that. Visit www.placentialinda.com for more information.
The Social Worker is 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 patient’s resources and right to self-determination.The individual in this position has overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission.Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfactionCare Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregiversThis individual’s responsibility will include the following activities: a) complex psycho-social transition planning assessment and reassessment and intervention, b) assistance with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including assessment, intervention and referral as appropriate to local, state and /or federal agencies, c) care coordination, d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan, e) leading and/or facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences including Complex Case Review, f) making appropriate referrals to other departments, g ) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care, h) collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments,i) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs , j) timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, k ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information, l) and other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Required qualifications include BSW or MSW based on license requirements of the state in which the Tenet Hospital operates.MSW or LCSW preferred.Accredited Case Manager (ACM) preferred.Minimum of two years acute hospital experience preferred.Required skills include demonstrated organizational skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to lead and coordinate activities of a diverse group of people in a fast paced environment, critical thinking and problem solving skills and computer literacy.Job: Case Management/Home HealthPrimary Location: Placentia, CaliforniaHospital Location: Placentia-Linda HospitalJob Type: PT2YShift Type: 8 Hour Day Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant’s or employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status.
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