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Care Management Social Worker - Emergency Department - Part Time (Float) - Provo, UT

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Sandy
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description:The Clinical Social Worker utilizes clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessments, develop and implement plans of care appropriate care team, assess crisis situations to appropriately provide needed resources and or referrals for the patient, and to provide family and individual treatment as indicated. This position works collaboratively with patients, patient's significant other, families, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and all other involved parties. The Certified Social Worker (CSW) utilizes clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessment and develop/ implement a plan of care/treatment plan that provides extraordinary care for the patient while being sensitive to costs and resources. This position works collaboratively with patients, patients' family/significant other, healthcare providers, insurers, community resources, and other involved parties to identify patients' needs, broker services, coordinate care and transition plans, and advocate for patients. The CSW performs these duties under the direct supervision of an LCSW.Social Worker-ClinicalScopeThis position provides care appropriate to the established plan of care in the assigned patient population.Job Essentials+ Assesses the patient's medical history, mental health history, and current presentation to understand the patient's needs from treatment. + Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current, and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility. + Diagnoses and treats various mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. + Performs social work consultation for patients and caregivers. Conducts psychosocial assessments. Provides supportive, crisis bereavement and other social work interventions as necessary. + Develops a plan of care either individually or with input from the patient, patient family and significant others, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team. + Modifies care plans to reflect changes in patient status. + Refers patients to other services to improve their well-being. These referrals may include community services, treatment programs, support groups, psychiatrists, or other mental health providers. + Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient care teams and outside agencies as necessary to ensure the patient receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and resolve delays and issues. Credentialing through medical staff office and peer review requirements may apply if working in the behavioral health setting. + May provide support and debriefing, in conjunction with the Employee Assistance Program, for staff members following adverse events. + Acts as an advocate on behalf of patients and families, where appropriate, to ensure effective communication with multidisciplinary care team, outside agencies and other resources as necessary. + Works with the multi-disciplinary team to develop a discharge plan in order to provide further care, services, and referrals in order to ensure continuity of care. + Completes timely and accurate documentation in the medical record using knowledge of documentation standards for the department to facilitate communication with team members. Documentation is done in compliance with all clinical guidelines and + Complies with federal, state, local, and clinical program/facility standards. + Acts within the scope of the Mental Health Practice Act. + May identify patients at risk for potential avoidable delays, extended stay, readmission, financial or complex discharge needs. Coordinate with care providers and leaders to reach optimal solutions.Minimum Qualifications+ Master's Degree in Social Work. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified. + Current State Licensure as Licensed Clinical Social Worker. + Computer Skills, i.e., email, word processing. + Excellent written and verbal communication skills.Preferred Qualifications+ Experience with patients, families, and treatment teams.Social Worker-CertifiedScopeProvides care appropriate to assigned patient population as established with the plan of care/treatment plan and in accordance with professional licensure. This care may take place at a hospital, facility, clinic, inpatient, outpatient or home care setting.Job Essentials+ Organizes and prioritizes daily work by assessing new, current, and discharging patient needs in area(s) of responsibility. Completes documentation as required. + Performs social work consultation for patients and caregivers. Conducts psychosocial assessments. Under supervision of a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), provides supportive, crisis, bereavement and other social work interventions as necessary. + Educates, communicates, and coordinates with multiple patient care teams and outside agencies as necessary to ensure the patient receives quality care, a timely discharge, and to identify and resolve delays and issues. + Acts as an advocate on behalf of patients and families, where appropriate, to ensure effective communication with multidisciplinary care team, outside agencies and other resources as necessary. + May provide psychotherapeutic modalities appropriate to the level of care under the supervision of a licensed clinical social worker. + Completes timely and accurate documentation in the medical record using knowledge of documentation standards for the department to facilitate communication with team members. Documentation is done in compliance with all clinical guidelines and billing/reimbursement standards. + May ensure that productivity standards and expectations are met. + Credentialing through medical staff office and peer review requirements may apply if working in the behavioral health setting. + Credentialing through medical staff office and peer review requirements may apply if working in the behavioral health setting. + May provide support and debriefing under the supervision of a licensed clinical social worker, in conjunction with the Employee Assistance Program, for staff members following adverse events. + May identify patients at risk for potential avoidable delays, extended stay, readmission, financial or complex discharge needs. Coordinate with care providers and leaders to reach optimal solutions. + Provides support and education to patients, families and staff members on Advance Directives. + May maintain an active role in denial prevention. Proactively intervenes with payers to prevent inpatient denials. Communicates any necessary information to payers to help appeal existing denials. + May coordinate the discharge planning process from patient admission to departure. Screens for and assess patient needs, develop a discharge plan, and coordinate with internal and external services for care during and after the hospital stay. + Works under identified LCSW and actively participates in required supervision through scheduled meetings, consultations, and chart reviews as indicated.Note:The Certified Social Worker Intern License can be utilized for up to 24 weeks (6 months) while employees are working toward preparing, testing, and passing the State Boards examination (obtaining an CSW license). After that 24 week period, or if the CSW Graduate fails the State Board exam a second time, the employee can no longer remain in the CSW-I License. These employees can apply for any open jobs they qualify for, including jobs requiring a certification the employee currently holds (i.e. SSW, psych tec, etc.). Failure to either pass boards or to be hired into another job will result in termination.Minimum Qualifications+ Master's Degree in Social Work. Education must be obtained from an accredited institution. Degree will be verified. + Current State Licensure as a Certified Social Worker or Certified Social Worker Intern. + Computer skills (email, word processing, and spreadsheets). + Preferred Qualifications + Experience working with in a healthcare settingPhysical Requirements:Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies. - and - Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations. - and - Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc. - and - Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc). - and - May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.Location:Alta View Hospital, American Fork Hospital, Riverton Hospital, Utah Valley HospitalWork City:ProvoWork State:UtahScheduled Weekly Hours:24 Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means joining a world-class team of over 38,000 employees and caregivers while embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. Our mission is: Helping people live the healthiest lives possible. Our patients deserve the best in healthcare, and we deliver. To find out more about us, head to our career site here (rg/careers/?utm/_source=Workday&utm/_medium=Redirect&utm/_campaign=CareerHome/_workday) .ADA Statement:Intermountain Healthcare strives to make the application process accessible to all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact 1-800-843-7820 or email . This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.Equal Opportunity EmployerIntermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor. All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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