HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker II in Denton, Texas

Social Worker Medical City Denton Full Time Days (Rotating Weekends) 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Position Summary: Responsible for oversight of and coordination of care and service delivery of selected patient population across continuum of illness promotion of effective utilization monitoring of resources, leadership role with interdisciplinary team to achieve optional outcomes through the tools of case management. Participates in projects, research and special interest activities to further develop leadership and advance skills. Discharge planning will begin at the time of (and prior to) admission, and reassessed ongoing throughout the course of hospitalization. Quality and Risk Management issues will also be monitored for and reported to the Quality department as part of the Patient Safety Initiative program. This position is specifically accountable for admissions to the assigned area.

Licensure/certification/registration: -Current licensure as Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) by Texas Dept. of Health -Advanced certification by accredited board preferred. -Basic Life Support (BLS) required.

Experience Required: -LMSW with at least 5 or more years clinical experience in acute care environment -UR or case management background, one year preferred. -Knowledge of federal and state requirements. -Working knowledge of community and governmental resources as well as knowledge of private payer regulations desirable.

Special Skills & Qualifications: -Ability to work/function as participant as well as facilitator to interdisciplinary team, statistical analysis, critical thinking.

About Medical City Denton: Medical City Dentonis a 208 bed full service hospital offering the full spectrum of healthcare with compassionate care including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs. Medical City Denton is proud of our team for all the well-deserved recognitions and acknowledgements we’ve received to better serve you--Accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center, Level III Trauma Center, Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center Advanced Certification, Joint Commission Total Hip Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Total Knee Replacement Program Certification, Joint Commission Accredited Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Program, Mission: Lifeline Accredited, Magnet Designated Facility, and a Texas 10 Step Facility. Medical City Denton also ranks among the top hospitals in Texas according to the latest report by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2017-2018 report, Medical City Denton ranks #23 among the best hospitals in Texas, as well as a high performer in: Congestive Heart Failure, Colon Cancer Surgery and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Social Worker II

Location: Texas-Denton-Medical City Denton

Requisition ID: 06251-103779