Medical Social Worker PRN in Austin, Texas, United States
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St. David's Medical Center

Medical Social Worker PRN

Austin, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Behavioral and Social Work   Job ID: 46515
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Introduction

Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Medical Social Worker PRN with St. David's Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. David's Medical Center, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K(100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the St. David's Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Medical Social Worker PRN to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Medical Social Worker, you will be 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. You will work as a liasion between the patient and the community resources/post-acute care providers. You will create and facilitate timely implementation of discharge plans and arrange post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. You will facilitate patient movement across the continuum of care and identify, address, and track barriers to patient throughput.

  • You will respond timely to referrals from the Registered Nurse Case Manager or other staff when risk factors for social determinants of health are identified
  • You will perform thorough assessments and develop appropriate plans of care for high risk patients with discharge planning or psychosocial needs
  • You will identify and address barriers to discharge and recover, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical, and spiritual
  • You will provide education to patients and caregivers regarding community resources and post-acute level of care criteria, benefits, and coverage
  • You will engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs

Experience

  • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources
  • Basic social worker skills including, but not limited to, empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention
  • Acute care social work experience – preferred

Education

  • Master of Social Work (MSW)

Licenses and Certifications

  • State licensure through the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners
  • Certification in Social Work or Case Management – preferred

St. David’s Medical Center is a full-service hospital located in central Austin, Texas. This 300+ bed facility features a 24-hour emergency department, the region’s largest Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and the internationally-renowned Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute and St. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The full scope of services provided at St. David’s Medical Center includes cancer care, heart and vascular care, imaging services, joint replacement and orthopedics, women’s services, complex surgical services, and a Bariatric Surgery Center. The facility is home to a 60+ bed rehabilitation hospital providing both inpatient and outpatient comprehensive care.

St. David’s Medical Center is part of St. David’s HealthCare, which is one of the largest healthcare systems in Texas and the third-largest employer in the Austin area. St. David’s HealthCare was formed through a unique partnership between HCA Healthcare and two local non-profits — St. David’s Foundation and Georgetown Health Foundation.

HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute for over a decade.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Medical Social Worker PRN opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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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Behavioral and Social Work
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) by February 28, 2022, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption.

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