Social Worker - Acute - Full Time, 8 Hour

Requisition ID
2017-7622
Category
Case Management
Facility
Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC)
US-CA-Fresno
Posted Date
10/6/2017

Overview

Community Regional Medical Center provides central California with the highest level of care available in the region. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California! Our 685 beds is home to the only comprehensive Burn and Level I Trauma center between Los Angeles and Sacramento. With a full-service 58,000 square-foot Emergency Department, we are one of the largest and busiest in California. We have an 84-bed Level III NICU and plan to significantly expand our pediatric specialty services. The hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus we continue to invest in research and training grants.

Employee Benefits We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, 24 hour Subway, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

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Responsibilities

SOCIAL WORKER- ACUTE
In this role you will work with the RN Case Manager to identify and submit Potentially Avoidable Day reports. Participate in the coordination of acute transfers to alternative level of care as appropriate, including acute psychiatric facilities. You will be given resources to perform documented assessment and reassessment of the patient’s status through the hospitalization and in accordance with CMS and California Children’s Services regulations. You will need to collaborate with multi-disciplinary team to initiate complex discharge planning on identified high risk patients in order to ensure a timely discharge and provide appropriate linkage with post-discharge care providers. Additionally, collaborate with patient/family/physician, community agencies and other care providers to determine continuing care needs- assesses and refers to appropriate interagency resources to expedite a safe discharge plan. Collaborate with the Case Management team to safely discharge patients. Expectations are to provide crisis intervention, information and referral services to patients, families and hospital staff, according to identified needs. Your experience should demonstrates expertise and provide intervention as appropriate in the following areas: child abuse/neglect; domestic violence; guardianship temporary/permanent); foster care; adoption; mental health placement; advance directives; and adult/elderly abuse.

Your tasks include submitting written performance activity logs of daily Social Work activities to manager. Develop and maintain a comprehensive knowledge of the community and interagency referral network to enable a smooth transition of patients to needed post-acute services. Facilitate Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) intervention services as appropriate. Facilitate and participates in end of life/withdrawal of life support referrals that may include hospice or palliative care interventions. You’ll be allowed to document oversight and interactions with medical team regarding patient and/or family information and response to the discharge plan. Actively participates in appropriate community committees. 

Qualifications

 

Minimum requirements include; Master’s degree in Social Work (MSW).  One year Case Management experience in a clinical setting. Current BLS certification. California Children’s Services (CCS) paneling within 6 months of hire or entry into job.

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