Social Worker PRN 9/11/2016
Salt Lake City, UT
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Job Code: 00954-32905
St. Mark's Hospital provides a full array of services to the surrounding community, including the following service lines: cardiac, NICU, orthopedics, behavioral health, skilled nursing, acute rehab, as well as many others. St. Mark's is the oldest running hospital in Utah with rich traditions and a reputation for excellent patient care and quality outcomes. St. Mark's Hospital is nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains and only a stone s throw away from many national parks, including Moab, Zion, Canyonlands, etc.
The Social Worker will evaluate the psychosocial needs of patients and family support systems and will coordinate appropriate discharge plans for identified patient populations. The Social Worker acts as a liaison between the facility and resources external to the organization. He/she will facilitate implementing timely discharge plans and facilitate follow-up to anticipated post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The Social Worker will provide crisis intervention and support. The Social Worker will assist the Case Manager in facilitating patient movement across the continuum of care and will identify and track barriers to patient throughput.
* Current state licensure as a CSW or LCSW
* MSW degree; completes continuing education inservice and other activities to assure continued competency and licensure.
* 3 years Social Work experience; acute care case management experience preferred.
Last Edited: 09/10/2016