Social Worker - Behavioral Health Inpatient (Social Services)
SCHEDULE: PRN / Per Diem / As Needed
Position Summary: Provides discharge planning and assistance with social services to the patient or significant other. Collaborates with the care team and other healthcare professionals to implement an interdisciplinary process for evaluating a patients' progress from admission through return to the community. Initiates the case management process to ensure patients receive the appropriate level of services across the continuum. Ensures plan meets patient's clinical, psychological and discharge needs in collaboration with attending physician and interdisciplinary team. Ensures all admission and continued stays meet clinical criteria for appropriateness and medical necessity. Assesses discharge planning needs and coordinates the delivery of services to meet these needs. Evaluates the health status of assigned patients by collecting and analyzing patient and family information. Expedites and coordinates the delivery of services to facilitate patients' progression through the healthcare system.
Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills
Osceola Regional Medical Center is now HCA Florida Osceola Hospital. We are a 404-bed tertiary care hospital accredited by The Joint Commission and are designated as a Level II Trauma Center. We are also a teaching hospital in collaboration with UCF College of Medicine. The hospital campus is centrally located in the heart of Kissimmee, accessible from Orlando, St. Cloud, Celebration and Poinciana.
We’re part of the largest network of doctors, nurses and care sites in the state. Our experienced care teams focus on listening to you and caring for you like family. We work to understand your needs and provide a personalized care experience. From welcoming your newest family members to needing routine and specialty care throughout your life, you can count on us to show up for you when it matters.
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