At Abrazo Arrowhead Campus (located at 67th Avenue and Union Hills, in Glendale) we take looking after our employees as seriously as we take looking after our patients. From the moment you walk through the doors, you ll notice there s a personal touch to everything we do, whether it s a friendly volunteer at the information desk, or our dedicated colleagues helping each other to provide outstanding, safe, high quality care to our patients and their family members. We re as proud of the recognition we ve received, such as the 2013 Pioneer Award for Quality, or the Hospital Safety Score of A by The Leapfrog Group five times in a row (2012 - 2016) as we are proud of our excellent employee engagement and the countless stories of our colleagues going the extra mile to exceed our patients expectations.
The Social Worker is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient s resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission. Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable read admissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:
Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction
Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care
Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy
Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers Leads a population of patients by service line and/or leads the team by being a resource to Tenet performance standards.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Knowledge of clinical social work practices and regulation standards within a healthcare setting. The knowledge base of psycho-social assessment and intervention, continuum of care and case management methods and standards, excellent communication and documentation skills. Demonstrates knowledge of Age-Specific Criteria, National Association of Social Work (NASW) Standards of Practice.Qualifications:
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years acute hospital experience.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: Arizona licensed social worker (LMSW) completed within 90 days of hire.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: MIDAS and Curaspan to be successfully completed within first 90 days
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: LCSW, Accredited Case Manager (ACM)
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Glendale, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Arrowhead Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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