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Social Worker Behavioral Health Per Diem Days

Job ID: 2105020811 Date posted: 03/15/2022 Facility: Northeast Baptist Hospital
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Summary

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 Social Worker has overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission.
The Social Worker conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions.
The Social Worker 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

Responsibilities

The Social Worker ’s responsibility will include the following activities:

  • Complex psycho-social transition planning assessment and reassessment and intervention,
  • Assistance with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including assessment, intervention and referral as appropriate to local, state and /or federal agencies,
  • Care coordination,d) implementation or oversight of implementation of the transition plan,
  • Leading and/or facilitating multi-disciplinary patient care conferences including Complex Case Review,
  • Making appropriate referrals to other departments, g ) communicating with patients and families about the plan of care,
  • Collaborating with physicians, office staff and ancillary departments, I) assuring patient education is completed to support post-acute needs ,
  • Timely complete and concise documentation in Case Management system, k ) maintenance of accurate patient demographic and insurance information,
  • And other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

Experience

Preferred: Two (2) years acute hospital experience.

Certifications

Required: BSW based on license requirements of the state in which the Tenet Hospital operates.
Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM)

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Job: Therapy and Rehabilitation
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Northeast Baptist Hospital
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days

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