SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time Social Worker Medical City Denton
Position Summary: Responsible for oversight of and coordination of care and service delivery of selected patient population across continuum of illness promotion of effective utilization monitoring of resources, leadership role with interdisciplinary team to achieve optional outcomes through the tools of case management. Participates in projects, research and special interest activities to further develop leadership and advance skills. Discharge planning will begin at the time of (and prior to) admission, and reassessed ongoing throughout the course of hospitalization. Quality and Risk Management issues will also be monitored for and reported to the Quality department as part of the Patient Safety Initiative program. This position is specifically accountable for admissions to the assigned area.
- Current license as Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by Texas Dept. of Health
- Advanced certification by accredited board preferred.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) required.
- LMSW with at least 5 or more years clinical experience in acute care environment
- UR or case management background, one year preferred.
- Knowledge of federal and state requirements.
- Working knowledge of community and governmental resources as well as knowledge of private payer regulations desirable.
Special Skills & Qualifications:
- Ability to work/function as participant as well as facilitator to interdisciplinary team, statistical analysis, critical thinking.
At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional à la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance. About Medical City Denton: Medical City Denton is a 208 bed full service hospital offering the full spectrum of healthcare with compassionate care including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs. Medical City Denton is proud of our team for all the well-deserved recognitions and acknowledgements we've received to better serve you--Accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, Level III Trauma Center, Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification, Joint Commission Total Hip Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Total Knee Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Accredited Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Program, Mission: Lifeline Accredited, Magnet Designated Facility, and a Texas 10 Step Facility. Medical City Denton also ranks among the top hospitals in Texas according to the latest report by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017-2018 report, Medical City Denton ranks #23 among the best hospitals in Texas, as well as a high performer in: Congestive Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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