Social Worker MSW - PRN
Company: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis (Tenn.)
Posted on: June 6, 2021
Overview and Responsibilities
Manages the care for a specific group of patients; facilitates the
safe movement of patients through the continuum of care, ensures
optimal utilization of resources, service delivery and compliance
with external review agencies, local, state, and federal
requirements. Service includes psychosocial assessments, developing
and coordinating discharge plans to insure continuity of care,
providing supportive counseling, and crisis intervention to enhance
coping and functioning ability. Performs other duties as
Perform a comprehensive psychosocial assessment when triggered to
identify the patient's health goals and coordinate services with
the RN Case Manager for an effective transition plan. Meets
directly with patient/family on an ongoing basis as identified.
Identify the need for patient/family regarding Social /
Psychosocial issues that need to be addressed.
Build on the discharge planning assessment in developing,
coordinating, implementing and revising a care plan to ensure good
transition management and continuity of care (LOS, discharge
delays), cost reduction and patient self-management (patient
Collaborates with the physician and all members of the
multidisciplinary team to facilitate care and assist in meeting
Completes assigned goals.
Provides supportive counseling to individuals, families, and groups
to address identified concerns and to enhance understanding of
coping with and adjustment to illness/hospitalization.
Masters of Social Work LMSW- must be licensed per state
LMSW graduate of an accredited school of social work
2 years clinical experience as a social worker in medical/clinical
Excellent interpersonal communication and negotiation skills.
Ability to identify and coordinate appropriate resources in the
community. Ability to work with people of all social, economic, and
cultural backgrounds. Computer skills.
Keywords: Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis (Tenn.), Southaven , Social Worker MSW - PRN, Other , Southaven, Mississippi
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