The Social Worker is responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientâs resources and right to self-determination. The individual in this position has overall responsibility for to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission. Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. This position integrates national standards for case management scope of services including: Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequence and at appropriate level of care Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers Leads a population of patients by service line and/or leads the team by being a resource to Tenet performance standards.
Coordination of complex discharge planning.
Educates and mentors new social work staff.
Acts as resource to all staff members regarding polices and procedures as well as community resources.
Works under director of the Director of Case Management and the entire team to trend barriers to care as resolve at least one barrier to care
Required: Three (3) years department progressive experience. Three (3) years acute care experience. Preferred: Five (5) years acute hospital social work experience.
Preferred: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâs or employeeâs 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.