Social Worker II Full Time Days

Tenet Healthcare

Job Overview

Summary

The Social Worker II 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 Social Worker IIhas overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission.
Social Worker II conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions.
This Social Worker II 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 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 caregivers

  • Leads a population of patients by service line and/or leads the team by being a resource to Tenet performance standards.

    Responsibilities

    This individual’s responsibility will include the following activities:

    • Complex psycho-social transition planning assessment and reassessment and intervention,
    • Assistance with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including assessment, intervention and referral as appropriate to local, state and /or federal agencies,
    • Care coordination, d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan,
    • Leading and/or facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences including Complex Case Review,
    • Making appropriate referrals to other departments, g ) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care,
    • Collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments, I) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs ,
    • Timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, k ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information,
    • Precepts new staff members and acts as a resource to all staff,
    • Facilitates TEMPO as needed,
    • Participates in department quality improvement initiatives, and
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Experience

    Qualifications:

    Preferred: Two (2) years acute hospital experience.

    Certifications

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

    Job: Case Management/Home Health

    Primary Location: West Palm Beach, Florida

    Facility: Saint Mary’s Medical Center

    Job Type: Full-time

    Shift Type: Days

Seniority Level

Executive

Industry

  • Hospital & Health Care
  • Medical Practice

Employment Type

Full-time

Job Functions

  • Other

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