Social Worker II Case Management

Tenet Healthcare

Job Overview

When you join our Community Built On Care, you will find a diverse team of dedicated nurses who work together with one goal: to provide quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve. You will have the opportunity to create meaningful connections and work alongside team members who are passionate about improving our patients’ lives. Here, we value employees’ growth and work hard in cultivating a nurturing work environment where you can develop your skills as a nursing professional. Join us in our mission to provide compassionate, quality care.

Social Worker II Case Management Position Summary

Provide timely and effective medical social work and discharge planning that encompasses initial and continuing psychosocial assessment of individuals for their medical, financial, emotional, and spiritual needs. This assessment involves the ability to counsel, interview, evaluate, organize, prioritize, communicate, document, and implement a safe comprehensive cost effective discharge plan. The plan includes referrals to appropriate healthcare providers and community resources for continuity of care and to ease the patient’s transition through the continuum of care. Provides coordination of healthcare services for patients to meet healthcare requirements in a cost-effective manner. Participates in a collaborative process with the interdisciplinary team to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate options and services to meet individual’s health care needs while promoting quality, cost-effective outcomes. Participates in the utilization review process for patients. Demonstrates knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations and guidelines in accordance with policies, procedures, mission and objectives.

Position Duties

Assess psychosocial needs of individuals for referral to appropriate healthcare providers.
Expedite timely processing of referral management.
Complete electronic documentation – assessment form and progress notes.
Complete d/c arrangements on referred cases.
Provide crisis intervention and support to patients and family.
Provide assistance with ALTCS/AHCCCS applications.
Provide assistance with domestic violence and substance abuse issues.
Provide assistance with advance directives.
Provide assistance to patients and families coping with chronic/terminal illness.
Develop and help implement avoidable day/readmit OFI action plans.
Maintain knowledge of community resources, available resources, and CHN Policies.
Respond to internal and external requests in a professional and timely manner. Maintain confidentiality.
Advise and counsel as appropriate.
Work with healthcare team in development of treatment plans for their select group of patients.
Act as resource person for other members of healthcare team. Assist in orientation and in-service training.
Participate in planning and implementing quality improvement initiatives.

Qualifications

THE SOCIAL WORKER II CASE MANAGEMENT CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.

EDUCATION

Required

  • Required: MSW based on license requirements of the state in which the Tenet Hospital operates
  • Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM)

Work Experience

Preferred: Over 2 years recent acute health care experience. Behavioral health experience

Skills

Required: Leadership; communication and teaching; organizational; interpersonal; team building and collaboration; psychosocial assessment; interview; documentation; identification of potential risk situations or potential liability.

Knowledge
Required: Quality improvement process, related health care practices and standards; knowledge and competency in providing care for patients in neonatal, and/or pediatric, and/or adolescent, and/or adult, and/or geriatric age groups; current practices, issues, regulations involved in transitions planning; psychosocial aspects of disease and health care; professional and regulatory standards.

Technology
Required: Basic computer skills, personal technology tools, awareness of current use of technology in related field.
Preferred: Advanced computer skills, technology of the specialty.

Other

Required: Must be able to transport self within the service area as required. When using own vehicle must have valid Arizona drivers’ license and proof of insurance that meets the minimum standards of the state of Arizona. Must be able to take call duty, weekend, holiday and evening/night shift as required.

Job: Non-Clinical/Administrative

Primary Location: Nogales, Arizona

Facility: Carondelet Holy Cross Hospital

Job Type: Full-time

Shift Type: Days

Seniority Level

Executive

Industry

  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Medical Practice

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

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