Medical Social Worker PRN

HCA Healthcare

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Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Medical Social Worker PRN

Case Management Department

Per Diem (.001 FTE)

Mercy Hospital, Miami, FL

Facility Description

Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida for over 60 years. As a comprehensive healthcare facility, Mercy offers a full range of services to the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. A 488-bed acute care facility, Mercy Hospital is accredited by Joint Commission. Mercy is affiliated with over 700 physicians representing 27 medical specialties. Its Centers of Excellence include: The CyberKnife® Institute, The Heart Center, the Maternity and Women’s Health Center, the Miami Cancer Center, the Minimally Invasive Institute, the Orthopedics Institute, and the Surgical Weight Loss Center.

As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida and is affiliated with HCA East Florida Division, an HCA affiliate. Since its inception in 1950, Mercy Hospital has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Mercy Hospital is dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.

Mercy Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare. Historically HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Summary

The medical social worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput.

Qualifications

    • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) required
    • Master of Social Work (MSW) preferred
    • State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)
    • Certification in social work or case management preferred
    • Acute care social work experience preferred
    • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources
    • Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

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  • Hospital & Health Care

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Full-time

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