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San Antonio Live Oak, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Methodist Hospital - Northeast
Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)
Case Management
FT - Days - Exempt

 

Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. It is licensed for 179 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. We offer a full array of services including 24/7 emergency care, open heart surgery, cardiac catheterizations, inpatient rehabilitation, orthopedic surgery, cancer care, intensive care and inpatient and outpatient surgeries and procedures.


Northeast Methodist Hospital is an accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Certified Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. We are recognized as an Accredited Heart Failure Center by the Healthcare Colloquium and as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission. Our hospital has received the Mission: Lifeline® Bronze Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart attacks and the Texas Award for Performance Excellence. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Northeast Methodist Hospital under Locations.


We offer you a generous benefits package including: 

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Paid Time Off

  • Employee Discount Program

  • 401K

  • Employee Stock Purchase Program

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

Your Role: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)


The Social Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary team, collaborating with the medical staff, other hospital departments, community agencies and others to provide continuity in care to the patient and their families. The social worker assesses strengths and/or stressors that impact patient functioning in order to identify available resources 

  • Evaluates patient’s physical, mental, and emotional well-being by interviewing patient, family and significant others when performing psychosocial assessments. Makes recommendations to the health care team regarding psychosocial diagnosis and treatment options when appropriate. Ensures that documentation of assessments and interventions are filed in the patient’s medical record, and reflects the collaboration with other staff, patient/family, community agencies and others as appropriate.
  • Collaborates with the health care team to facilitate discharge planning. Makes referrals to appropriate community agencies, maintains up-to-date information on community resources.
  • Provides short-term crisis intervention counseling and emotional support to patients and their families, with focus on alleviating anxieties/fears relative to their life altering conditions and uncertainties of recovery. Assists patients/families to adjust to hospital routines; understand, accept, and comply with medical recommendations related to their selected interventions. Recognizes the need for long-term intensive counseling services and makes appropriate referrals.
  • Makes appropriate referrals for financial assistance.
  • Participates in patient care conferences and shares patient information with the team.
  • Completes and submits records or reports as required by department, research facilities, and/or government agencies in a timely manner.
  • Respects at all times the confidentiality of medical records and uses complete discretion when discussing patient matters.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of Medicare and Medicaid regulations and JCAHO standards.
  • Maintains active membership in local professional associations in order to expand personal knowledge bases and to develop professional contacts.

 

 

 



Qualifications

Education: 
  • Requires a Masters Degree in Social work from an accredited college or university.

Experience: 
  • Two years experience in the service area hired into preferred. Bilingual preferred, but not required

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).

 
License and Certification:
  • Must have a current Social Work License in the State of Texas

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Methodist Hospital Northeast
Facility: Methodist Hospital Northeast
Job ID: 01574-97987
Category: Case Management
Contract: Full-time
Shift: Days (rotating weekends)
Job Class: Regular

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