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Methodist Hospital Stone Oak

Social Worker LCSW

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Case Management • Job ID: 586879

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Introduction

Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Social Worker LCSW opening with Methodist Hospital Stone Oak today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.

Benefits

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Social Worker LCSW for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

 Provides assessments, diagnosis of mental health issues, counseling and referrals for treatment and/or higher level of care to recipients and donors throughout the transplant process.  

Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics: 

1. Education: Masters in Social Work from an accredited school 

2. Experience: 1 year LCSW 

3. Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). 4. Preferred: Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required: 

1. Required: Must be licensed as a Clinical Social Worker with the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners  

Essential Job Functions: 

1. Provides mental health screenings in hospitals, and other settings to patients have been medically referred. Reviews medical and social case histories as needed. 

2. Collaborate with physicians to diagnose mental health related issues including but not limited to depression, anxiety, substance abuse concerns. Works closely with consulting physician and clinical psychologist on challenging cases. 

3. Develop an individual plan of care for patients with the healthcare team to include treatment of mental health related issues, supportive counseling, crisis intervention, psycho-education, education related to accessing healthcare services at the appropriate level of care; preventative education, and community based resources. 

4. Documents professional recommendations, care coordination interventions, and treatment plans timely and accurately to communicate to all members of the health care team. Implements and adheres to policies to ensure patient confidentiality. 

5. Facilitates referrals to other mental health professionals within program and other community based agencies with regard to clients and/or patient care.  

 6. Participates with the interdisciplinary team to ensure all psychological/psychosocial needs are addressed and offers recommendation for transplant/donation candidacy. 

7. Acts as Clinical Supervisor for any LMSW who would like to pursue their clinical license. 

Additional Job Functions: 

1. Facilitates patient throughput with an ongoing focus on quality outcomes, efficient assessments and treatment plans. Tracks and trends barriers to care; makes recommendations and develops action plans to improve processes and systems. 

2. Acts as an advocate for identified needs and makes appropriate referrals; abuse and neglect, substance abuse/overdose, chronic illness, financial resources, homelessness,etc. 

3. Acts as a liaison between the facility and community resources to enhance community outreach coordination; establishes and maintains resource database, educates peers and patients on resources, performs community outreach as directed. 

4. Adheres to established policy and procedure and standard of care; escalates issues through the Chain of Command. 

5. Supports the mission and vision of the Methodist Healthcare System. Understands and is committed to helping the Methodist Healthcare System and its associated facilities achieve its goals. 

6. Must learn and comply with System and facility safety policies and rules; must use appropriate safety equipment and procedures at all times; must immediately report all unsafe conditions to supervisors; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools or materials encompassed by job duties; and must check with supervisors (prior to job performance) if there is a question as to the safe procedure to be used for any job function. 

7. Adheres to the MHS Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by our patients, colleagues and the community. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or the Code of Conduct itself. 

8. Completes other duties as assigned.  

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is equipped with the most modern technology available. With over 280 beds, services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, neonatology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and acute rehab services.

Methodist Hospital Stone Oak is accredited by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and Chest Pain Center. The stroke rehabilitation program has received the Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Disease-Specific Care Certification of Stroke Rehabilitation. We belong to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery. Our surgeons and technology offer minimally invasive options to patients. Surgeons from around the country come to train under our world class team. The hospital has been recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A and by Modern Healthcare as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. We have also been recognized as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. Finally, by Medicare.gov as #1 in San Antonio and #6 in the entire nation. The hospital is 1 of only 102 hospitals to receive Medicare.gov’s 5-star rating. Join our team to be part of the innovation.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Social Worker LCSW opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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