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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/11/2016

Norton Healthcare Louisville, KY

Company
Norton Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
675
AJE Ref #
576052206
Location
Louisville, KY
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Masters Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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ABOUT NORTON HEALTHCARE

For 130 years, Norton Healthcare's faith heritage has guided its mission to provide quality health care to all those it serves. Today, Norton Healthcare is a leader in serving adult and pediatric patients throughout Greater Louisville, Southern Indiana, the commonwealth of Kentucky and beyond. The hospital and health care system is the Louisville area's third largest private employer, providing care at more than 210 locations throughout Greater Louisville and Southern Indiana. The Louisville-based not-for-profit system includes five Louisville hospitals with 1,837 licensed beds; seven outpatient centers; 13 Norton Immediate Care Centers; more than 13,000 employees; more than 750 employed medical providers; and approximately 2,000 total physicians on its medical staff. In 2015 Norton Healthcare was named by Healthiest Employers as the 11th healthiest place to work in the country. More information about Norton Healthcare is available at NortonHealthcare.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Social Worker is a member of the Care Management team; He/She collaborates directly with the care manager and interfaces with the patient, and/or family and/or the patients representative to assess the patients post-hospital care needs and ensure the patients transition to the least restrictive care environment; This includes assessments for and referrals to acute rehabilitation, extended care facilities, durable medical equipment providers, home health agencies and other resources as necessary. Additionally as an independent professional, the Social Worker assesses the patients psychosocial and continuum of care needs; Interventions may include, but are not limited to, crisis management, consultations with a staff physicians and psychiatrists when indicated, Adult or Child Protective Services referrals and custody or guardianship issues; This screening may require patient assessments for substance abuse, domestic violence and bereavement; Interventions may include family support, crisis intervention, access to pharmaceutical indigent patient programs and resource management. The Social Worker adheres to all Norton Healthcare policies and applies his/her educational and professional expertise in the delivery of quality care.

REQUIRED:

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One year social work
*

Master Degree Social Work
*

Certified Social Worker

DESIRED:

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One year in a healthcare setting

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS: DRUG SCREEN, BACKGROUND CHECK, LICENSE AND EMPLOYMENT REFERENCE VERIFICATION.

NORTON HEALTHCARE offers a competitive benefit package including:

* Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

* Paid Vacation, Sick Days and Holidays

* Short and Long Term Disability

* 403b/401k Plan

* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

* College Savings Plan

* Fitness Center

* Free Parking

* Life Insurance

* Comprehensive Wellness Program

For more information please visit: Benefits at a Glance

Norton Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity