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We are seeking a Social Worker II to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.
North Suburban Medical Center is the highest-quality hospital in north Denver. As a member of the HealthONE family of hospitals, North Suburban is one of just two hospitals in the state of Colorado to be named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures each of the last five years. In addition, North Suburban is the only hospital in north Denver to receive an “A” rating on the Leapfrog Group’s biannual patient safety ratings the last nine surveys. North Suburban has been honored by the Women’s Choice Awards as one of America’s Best ERs and one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. Licensed for 157 beds, North Suburban is located in Thornton, Colorado, a 10-minute drive from downtown Denver.
Position Summary: The Medical Social Worker II is responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological, social, emotional, cultural and/or financial needs that impact patients’ health and recovery. The Medical Social Worker II shall: •Utilize social service, supportive counseling, and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs •Address assessed needs in a timely manner •Develop a discharge plan in collaboration with the patient/family and the interdisciplinary team •Utilize knowledge of payer source implications on discharge plan, resources and placement options to maximize patients’ successful disposition •Perform delegated duties consistent with the scope of practice and functions within the philosophy and overall plan of care at NSMC •Serve as a resource for issues of financial assistance and/or resources that promote continued independence for patients •Assist patients and families in matters related to advance directives and guardianship and proxy decision making •Perform psychiatric evaluations for patients on mental health, drug and/or alcohol holds or access contracted professionals to do so •Provide short term counseling in areas of grief, loss, anxiety and stress related to illness
A.Licensure/Certification/Registration: Master’s in Social Work or Bachelor’s in Social Work with Masters in Counseling or related field
B.Education: Master’s in Social Work or Bachelors in Social Work with Masters in Counseling or related field
C.Experience: A minimum of 2 years recent social work experience. Experience in an acute care setting preferred.
D.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must have the ability to assess information, apply critical thinking processes to determine course of action, and relay this information to the interdisciplinary team. Requires: excellent human relations and oral/written communication skills; solid knowledge base in psychosocial assessment. Must be able to prioritize workload, and develop efficient methods of managing time. Possess knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid criteria for benefits and accessing resources.
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