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Social Worker

Company: HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description Social WorkerCase Management DepartmentFull Time, Day Shift, 1.0 FTEHCA Florida Woodmont HospitalTamarac, FL -Facility Description: HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital -is a 317-bed acute care hospital offering a wide range of surgical and medical services Since opening in 1974, we have distinguished ourselves as a leader in breakthroughs in orthopedic care as well as joint replacement. We continue to build on this tradition in our Orthopedic and Spine Institute. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient child, adolescent, adult and geriatric services while our outpatient services include a Partial hospitalization program (PHP), Intensive outpatient program (IOP) and a 24-hour behavioral health support hotline. They are also a certified Baker Act receiving facility. University is licensed by Florida's Agency for Health Care Administration and certified by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Our family-friendly ER provides expert, compassionate care for patients of all ages and special accommodations for seniors. Other specialty services include a wound care center as well as comprehensive diagnostic services accredited in multiple modalities including pediatric CT imaging by the American College of Radiology. -We continue a proud tradition of providing high quality personalized care in our local community. Explore possibilities to join our team where colleagues are valued and pledge to treat one another with loyalty, respect, and dignity. -Benefits:We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

Student Loan Repayment*Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*Paid Personal Leave401k (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)Identity Theft Protection discountsAuto, Home, and Life Insurance optionsAdoption AssistanceEmployee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)* -*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position. -Job DescriptionThe Medical Social Worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput. -Responsibilities
In partnership with RN CM, the social worker is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate.The social worker will respond timely to referrals from RN CM or other staff when risk factors for social determinants of health are identified.Perform thorough assessments and develop appropriate plans of care for high risk patients with discharge planning or psychosocial needs.Perform proactive discharge planning.Provide expertise in post-acute services and community resources.Identify and address barriers to discharge and recovery, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical, spiritual.Provide psychosocial support and resources.Provide education to patients and caregivers regarding community resources and post-acute level of care criteria, benefits, and coverage.Assist in coordinating and facilitating family conferences.Engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs.Participate in interdisciplinary care planning process.Maintain effective communication between members of the care team.Provide expertise in ethics cases.Assist patients and caregivers with end of life issues, from advance directives to grief support.Provide psychosocial support to patients and caregivers for adjustment to patients' chronic and/ or terminal illness/death. -
Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) requiredMaster of Social Work (MSW) preferredState licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)Certification in social work or case management preferredSix months of case management experience preferredAcute care social work experience preferredMeditech experience a plusKnowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resourcesBasic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

Company Description:

HCA Healthcare is a collaborative healthcare network, driven by physicians, nurses and colleagues helping each other champion the practice of medicine to give people a healthier tomorrow. With a comprehensive network of more than 270,000 people across approximately 1,800 care facilities, our scale enables us to deliver great outcomes for our patients, provide superior nursing care and be a preferred place for physicians to practice medicine. We never stop in our pursuit of insights and care advances based on the knowledge and data we gain from approximately 30 million patient encounters a year. Every day, we raise the bar to improve the way healthcare is delivered, not just in our facilities, but everywhere. We're committed to improving more lives in more ways, and above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.

Keywords: HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, Fort Lauderdale , Social Worker, Healthcare , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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