Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.
Social Worker Full Time Days Central Campus:
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.
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: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Central Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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