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Company: HCA Florida Palms West Hospital
Location: Loxahatchee, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

Social Worker PRN Case Management Department PRN/ Per-Diem, Shift Varies, .001 FTE HCA Florida Palms West Hospital Loxahatchee, FL   Facility Description Since 1986, HCA Florida Palms West Hospital has celebrated excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art 204-bed facility, centrally located in Palm Beach County, offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major, and emergency surgeries. We are an Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) Primary Stroke Center. HCA Florida Palms West Hospital has adult and pediatric emergency services, a dedicated New Life Center featuring Birthing Suites and a Level II NICU, as well as a full-service Children's Hospital, providing pediatric healthcare services in one child-friendly location. Additional services include outpatient rehabilitation, an aquatics center, orthopedic spine center, robotics, and interventional radiology.   HCA Florida Palms West Hospital is located on a spacious 94-acre campus in Palm Beach County, just 12 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The surrounding areas include Wellington, Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee. Wellington is known for its abundant parks and quality schools. Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee are known for their large acreage parcels, new homes, and equestrian community. We invite you to explore career opportunities with us at Palms West Hospital and The Children's Hospital at Palms West. Join our team of top healthcare professionals while enjoying all Palm Beach County has to offer.   Benefits We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At HCA Florida Palms West Hospital, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:
  • Student Loan Repayment*
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs*
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)*
*If applicable, please refer to the CBA or the local HR office to confirm if this benefit applies to your position.  

Job Description

The Social Worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput.

Responsibilities/ Duties

  • In partnership with RN CM, the Social Worker is responsible for ensuring the post-acute medical needs and level of care are appropriate
  • The social worker will respond timely to referrals from RN CM or other staff when risk factors for social determinants of health are identified
  • Perform thorough assessments and develop appropriate plans of care for high risk patients with discharge planning or psychosocial needs
  • Perform proactive discharge planning
  • Provide expertise in post-acute services and community resources
  • Identify and address barriers to discharge and recovery, including financial, emotional, psychosocial, medical, spiritual
  • Provide psychosocial support and resources
  • Provide education to patients and caregivers regarding community resources and post-acute level of care criteria, benefits, and coverage
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating family conferences
  • Engage in community outreach and program development to support patient and caregiver needs
  • Participate in interdisciplinary care planning process
  • Maintain effective communication between members of the care team
  • Provide expertise in ethics cases
  • Assist patients and caregivers with end of life issues, from advance directives to grief support
  • Provide psychosocial support to patients and caregivers for adjustment to patients' chronic and/ or terminal illness/death

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) required
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) preferred
  • State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)
  • Certification in social work or case management preferred
  • Acute care social work experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources
  • Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention


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