Provide social work services to patients and families in the acute care setting to meet their medically related social and emotional needs as they impinge on their medical condition, treatment, recovery, and safe transition from one care environment to another using an interdisciplinary approach and coordination of timely discharge planning.
Communicates effectively with patients, families, visitors, co-workers, physicians, and other employees.
Works cooperatively with community agencies
Physical health sufficient to meet the ergonomic standards and demands of the position and its location.
May supervise students and/ Bachelorï¿½s level social work staff.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND LEVEL OF AUTONOMY:
Supervision as required by licensing regulations by the Social Work Manager. Clinically responsible to the Social Work Manager, administratively responsible to the Director of the Case Management
-Masterï¿½s degree in Social Work.
-Able to read, write and speak English
-One year experience in an acute inpatient hospital setting or equivalent experience.
PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Facility: Saint Vincent Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005030857
About Saint Vincent Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.