Case Mgmt Social Worker MSW in Miami, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida Mercy Hospital

Case Mgmt Social Worker MSW

Miami, FL, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Case Management   Job ID: 189281
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Social Worker MSW
Case Management
Full-time, Days, 1.0 FTE
Mercy Hospital
Miami, FL

Facility Description:

Since 1950 Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida. Licensed for 488-beds, accredited by the Joint Commission, Mercy Hospital is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties to serve the residents of Miami-Dade County and surrounding communities. Services include emergency care, heart and vascular care, maternity and neonatal care (Level II NICU), as well as outpatient and CARF accredited inpatient rehabilitation. Accessible by land, air and sea, Mercy is designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and the hospital’s Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.

Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida, and affiliated with HCA Healthcare’s East Florida Division. As Miami-Dade County’s only Catholic hospital, Mercy has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God’s people and providing spiritual support. Since its inception, Mercy Hospital has been dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.

Benefits:

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Mercy 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 Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee 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 Description
The Case Management 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:
  • Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in the performance of assessment, reassessment, and implementtion of the patient's discharge plan and follow up care. 
  • Proactively communicates with the physician and healthcare team to facilitate the plan for the patient.
  • Completes psychosocial assessment within one day of referral from nurse case manager. Documents the social work activity in the electronic medical record per department and organization policy.
  • Maintains knowledge of pertinent legal and regulatory compliance requirements and funding for community resources. 
  • Assesses, colloborates and coordinates an appropriate discharge plan for the patient.  Works with the patient/family and healthcare team to ensure that the discharge  plan is ready once patient is medically cleared for discharge.
  • Complies with departmental policies and procedures related to required processes including but not limited to documentation, interdisciplinary communication, IM delivery, fiscal resonsibility, and performance improvement activities as established throughout the year.
  • Accepts referrals from the nurse case manager for follow up on high risk patients e.g. homeless, HIV, DCF, Baker Acts, new diagnosis and difficult transfers discharge placements.
  • Works with the Social Work student program as a task supervisor or field instructor. 

  • Bachelors in Social Work – Required
  • Master's in Social Work  (Preferred), State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations) Certification in social work or case management preferred,     
  • Hospital experience or health care setting, acute care social work experience preferred                                                                                                                                                      

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Case Management
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

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 be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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