Job Description

Location: Palmetto General Hospital
Posted Date: 12/9/2022

About Steward Health Care
Nearly a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country’s largest physician-led, tax paying, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.
Steward is among the nation’s largest and most successful accountable care organizations (ACO), with more than 5,500 providers and 43,000 health care professionals who care for 12.3 million patients a year through a closely integrated network of hospitals, multispecialty medical groups, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities and behavioral health centers.
Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates 39 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Utah.
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Position Summary:

To provide coordination and implement post-discharge plans in coordination with the Case Manager and through the use of Allscripts. The position will provide a psychosocial assessment and develop a plan of care for each high risk patient that focuses on their social, environmental, psychological and physiological needs.

The Social Worker will be able to work 8:30-5 p.m. five days a week. This position includes on-call after hours and weekend shifts. (Schedule may vary as per employee status at time of hire).

Position Qualification: (Training, Education, Experience, Skills and Abilities)

  • Minimum education, training and background for the successful candidate should include:
    • a)1 to 3 years of hospital discharge planning experience;
    • b) excellent communication skills;
    • c) good organization skills;
    • d) computer skills;
    • e) knowledge of regulations related to discharge planning and social service and
    • f) interviewing/assessment skills.

Required Licenses/Certifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited School of Social Work; prefer a LCSW.

Steward Health Care is proud to be a minority, physician owned organization. Diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging are at the foundation of the care we provide, the community services we support and all our employment practices. We do 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.

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