Social Worker II Responsible to facilitate care along a continuum through effective resource coordination to help patients achieve optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patientâ��s resources and right to self-determination. Social Worker II Assumes responsibility to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patients at risk for readmission. Social Worker II is Responsible to assess the patient for transition needs including identifying and assessing patient at risk for readmission. Conducts complex psycho-social assessment and intervention to promote timely throughput, safe discharge and prevent avoidable readmissions. Integrates national standards for case management scope of services including:Transition Management promoting appropriate length of stay, readmission prevention and patient satisfaction; Care Coordination by demonstrating throughput efficiency while assuring care is the right sequencedand provided at theappropriate level of care; Compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, TJC accreditation standards and Tenet policy; and Education provided to physicians, patients, families and caregivers; Participates in planning the socialwork component required to selected hospital programs; Provides in-service education for staff; and collaborates with community providers to develop educational resources appropriate for staff and patients/patient representatives.Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned.
Required: Masterâ��s Degree Social Worker (MSW)
Required: 2 years in acute hospital.Abilityto work autonomously and makeindependent judgements.
Required: Possession of current Texas State Social Work Licensebased on Degree, BLS Preferred: Accredited Case Manager (ACM).
Job: Case Management/Home Health
Primary Location: San Antonio, Texas
Facility: Baptist Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105025230
About Baptist Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.