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Social Worker MSW

at San Antonio Community Hospital

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Reference #: 7313
Keywords: hospital, health, patient

Job Description

  • Department
    Case Management
    Status
    Per-Diem
    Shift
    Days
    Weekly Hours
    Per Diem
    Requisition ID
    2019-7313
  • Overview

    POSITION SUMMARY

    Manage a daily caseload of patients that need a variety of social service interventions. Conduct psycho-social assessments and make recommendations for post hospital care on patients with mental health concerns. Work collaboratively with the case managers in the discharge planning process. Assist patient and their family and/or support systems with coping skills as it relates to major medical illnesses.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    Education: A Masters degree (MSW), from an accredited School of Social Work.

    Experience:

    One year acute hospital experience or medical social work experience preferred.

    Knowledge and Skills:

    Knowledge of mental health disorders symptoms and treatment. Ability to comply with mandatory reporting requirements, ability to evaluate/assess patients with psychiatric disorders and develop safe discharge plans. Knowledge of the relationship between medical illness and behavioral health problems related to short term interventions and solutions. Ability to conduct a variety of social work assessments and interventions. Knowledge of community resources.

    License/Certifications: Current American Heart Association (AHA) BLS card

    Equipment: Computer literate