Social Work Care Coordinator Per Diem
At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized behavioral health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.
We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.
In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:
***Social Work Care Coordinator Per Diem
Responsible for assisting patients and their families with personal, financial and environmental difficulties predisposing to illness or interfering with obtaining maximum benefits from healthcare. Intervention is designed to enable patients and families to access and utilize healthcare in order to achieve their optimal level of health and functioning. This assistance is completed in the context of the patient's strengths and barriers, financial resources and family and environmental issues. Assessment, discharge planning, counseling, advocacy. Information/referral and follow-up monitoring are the basis of clinical social work intervention. In collaboration with the Case Coordinator (CC), the Social Worker facilitates the safe, effective and efficient discharge or disposition of patients. Additionally, the Social Worker participates in and supports the Hospital's and Medical Staffs Quality Improvement (PI) activities.
Responsibility for Crises Intervention:
Responsibility for Financial Issues:
Responsibility for Performance Measurement and Improvement Activities:
Responsibility for Joint Commission Accreditation:
Responsibility for Discharge Planning Activities:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Important COVID message
Please note, Morton Hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.