SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
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Seeking a PRN Licensed Social Worker - Project Coordinator to join our team. As a Licensed Social Worker - Project Coordinator, you will work closely and collaboratively with the medical staff, other hospital departments, community agencies and others to provide continuity in care to the patient and their families. Responsible to assess strengths and/or stressors that impact patient functioning in order to identify available resources. In addition will assess the needs of the organization and coordinate process improvement opportunities in areas to include but not limited to physician, patient and employee satisfaction with the Case management services, patient throughput and availability of community resources. who will make sure patient equipment is cleaned and made available to use for patient care.
What you will do in this role:
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.
Assess the psychological and emotional support needs of adults with illness and their families, on an age appropriate basis. Assume responsibility for counseling and/or coordinating with appropriate team members/caregivers.
Collaborates with the health care team to facilitate discharge planning, coordinating patient care conferences as appropriate and ensuring documentation of assessments, interventions & plans are recorded in the medical record to include collaboration with patient/family, staff, community agencies and others as appropriate. 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 recovering. 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.
Reviews hospital and department data/feedback to identify process improvement and training opportunities to enhance patient throughput and satisfaction with case management services.
Coordinates plan to carry out needed training or process changes facilitating physician education, nursing and new case management employee training while serving as knowledge expert on topics to include mental health commitments, ethics, documentation, etc.
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).
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Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.
In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.
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