CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Care Management is a multidisciplinary team responsible for ensuring our patients are admitted and transitioned to the appropriate level of care, have an effective plan of care and are receiving prescribed treatment. The Care Management team is the patient advocate for services and plans needed during and after their stay. Job Summary: This position is responsible for the coordination of the psychosocial care of patients and their support systems. The Social Worker is an integral part of the healthcare team's efforts in screening, assessment of needs, planning of post hospital care, implementing activity to assist patient and families and evaluating outcomes of patients at high risk. This position also includes research of appropriate resources for the population of this health-system and creating resource material to aide other healthcare team members in the discharge plan. Data collection, documentation mandates and communications are of great importance in effective patient and family interactions and continuum of care. Summarized tasks include: discharge plan; funding issues, psychosocial referrals (DME, HHC, adoptions, psych, etc.); placements and transfers, crisis intervention for grief, loss, neglect and abuse; and identification of benefits and provider information.
Graduate of an accredited school with one of the following degrees: BS, BA, BSW, MSW or SWA.
Must be licensed to practice as a Social Worker with the State of Texas
Must have some experience in healthcare, either active hospital social work or extended academic clinical rotation.
One year or greater acute care healthcare experience is preferred
Our Mission: WHY WE EXIST. To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our Core Values: WHAT WE BELIEVE IN.DIGNITY Respect for the worth of every person, recognition and commitment to the value of diverse individuals and perspectives, and special concern for the poor and underserved. INTEGRITY Honesty, justice, and consistency in all relationships. EXCELLENCE High standards of service and performance. COMPASSION Service in a spirit of empathy, love, and concern. STEWARDSHIP Wise and just use of talents and resources in a collaborative manner.Our Vision: WHAT WE ARE STRIVING TO DO. CHRISTUS HEALTH, a Catholic health ministry, will be a leader, a partner and an advocate in the creation of innovative health and wellness solutions that improve the lives of individuals and communities so that all may experience God's healing presence and love. Our Name and Symbol:WHO WE ARE. CHRISTUS is Latin for "Christ," and proclaims publicly the core of our mission. OUR NAME choice also recognizes the heritage of our two congregational sponsors, the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word in Houston and San Antonio. Jesus Christ is the Incarnate Word, the Word of God made flesh. It is, theref...ore, only fitting that it is in another form of His name that our health ministries are called together. OUR SYMBOL Reflects the healing ministry of Jesus Christ - a combination of a medical cross and a religious cross. The flowing banner on the cross is a common symbol of the risen Christ, while the royal purple signifies Christ. The flowing banner also conveys a sense of motion as we move forward into a new era of service to our communities.