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Social Worker PRN - MSW/LMSW

Texas Health Resources Arlington Full-Time
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Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital seeks to hire a Social Worker PRN MSW/LMSW to work part time in their Emergency Department.

The address is 800 West Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX 76012.

Salary range is Minimum $25.35/hr. to Maximum $38.13/hr. – based on relevant experience


Work Schedule:  

  • PRN “As Needed”
  • Variable shifts/hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays

Job Description:

Bio Psychosocial Assessment
  • Evaluates patient's including screening and assessment of psychological, financial, environmental, and social resources according to policies and procedures and standards of care.
Bio Psychosocial Intervention
  • Utilizes specialized knowledge and advanced skills in theories, models and techniques of human behavior in the social environment to intervene on adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies.
Transition/Discharge Planning
  • Develops workable transfer or discharge plan in collaboration with patient/family, physician, and clinical staff.
  • Maintains knowledge of alternative levels of care and other healthcare providers post discharge; educates patient/proxy of available options of alternative levels of care.
  • Collaborates effectively with physicians and clinical staff using high level verbal and written communications skills.
  • Coordinates seamless transitions across the continuum of care.
Community Resources
  • Provides referrals to patient/family based on knowledge of community resources to maximize overall functions of daily living, and to promote health.
Patient/Family Advocacy
  • Respects the inherent dignity and worth of the person.
  • Recognizes the central importance of human relationships.
  • Preserves the rights of the patient. Empowers patient and family to promote self-determination, independence, and informed consent.
  • Acts on behalf of vulnerable and oppressed individuals or groups and challenges social injustice.
Healthcare Management
  • Identifies cases for Medical Management involvement and takes action to facilitate quality and cost-efficient care.
  • Applies knowledge of managed care and healthcare practices into coordination of care.
Continuous Improvement
  • Promote the philosophy, programs and initiatives of THR and entity within the department.
  • Accountable for own professional growth.
  • Participate on hospital and system committees as delegated.
  • Participates in Process Improvement activities on an ongoing basis.
Staff Support
  • Functions as resource for staff and provides educational in-services as needed or requested.
  • Participates in new employee orientation.

Legal/Risk Management and Ethics

  • Takes action to reduce and eliminate legal risks for the patient, employee, and hospital.
  • Recognizes and communicates ethical concerns through established channels of communication.

Qualifications


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required
  • 2 years’ experience of healthcare related Social Work required

License and Certification:

  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker upon hire or
  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker upon hire and
  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire and
  • CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 days and
  • ACPI – Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 12 months
Skills:
  • Fundamental knowledge and skills in Social Work assessment and intervention as well as alternative levels of care, community resources and healthcare industry.
  • Sound interpersonal skills and able to multitask and think critically in a fast-paced environment.
  • Independently practices as part of the healthcare team.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital, a 369-bed acute-care, full-service medical center has been serving Arlington and the surrounding communities since 1958. Hospital services include comprehensive cardiac care, women’s services, neurosciences, cancer services, orthopedics, emergency services and an advanced imaging center. Texas Health Arlington Memorial has over 1,600 employees, 250 volunteers and 630 physicians on its medical staff. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. For more information, visit TexasHealth.org/Arlington.

Texas Health Highlights:

  • 2019 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (5th year in a row)
  • 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)
  • 2018 Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor

 

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