Social Worker I-IPCM
Posted on: May 15, 2022
We're a Little Different -Our mission is clear. We bring to life
a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional
service. At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique
gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most
of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and
discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100
Places to Work." -$5,000 Sign on Bonus!!! -Overview:The Care
Management model provides effective transition planning and length
of stay oversight while encompassing quality patient care, patient
safety, and financial components; promotes integration of a
seamless care model; coordinates patient throughput; encourages
healthcare team collaboration and coordination as evidenced by
metrics; and optimizes performance and adoption of best
practice.The Social Worker, as part of the Care Management team,
intervenes with patients who have complex or high-risk psychosocial
needs. In addition, the Social Worker offers crisis intervention to
patients and families and coordinates and facilitates the
development of a discharge plan of care. This role receives
referrals for individuals from at-risk populations from
interdisciplinary team members (including physicians, Care
Managers, staff nurses and other members of the care team). The
Social Worker performs duties and responsibilities in a manner
consistent with the Mercy mission, values, and Service Standards.
- Provide the professional Social Work component of the
Outpatient Care Management model to ensure that department services
support quality patient care and safety, communication, education
and financial components while coordinating patient
- Complete psychosocial assessments and interventions with
high-risk, complex patient populations.Intervene with patients and
families regarding emotional, social, and financial consequences of
illness/disability and mobilize resources to meet needs.
- Provide case intervention for child abuse/neglect, adult
abuse/neglect, domestic violence, sexual assault, guardianship, and
- Provide resources and education while advocating for patient
empowerment to make autonomous healthcare decisions and access
needed services within the healthcare system.
- Participate in discharge planning activities for complex
patients to ensure timely discharge and linkage with appropriate
post-acute care providers.
- Support Care Management plans and processes to measure, assess
and improve quality patient outcomes and Care Management
- Exhibit behavior and adopt practices to ensure optimal risk
management and financial stability.
- Demonstrate ethical behavior and provide confidentiality in all
Care Management interactions.
- Maintain timely documentation of all patient interactions
including assessment and interventions, as per Care Management
- Portray a positive professional public image at all times.
- Promote individual growth and accountability by meeting
requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills
- Serve as preceptor, mentor, and social work resource to other
co-workers at Mercy.
- Demonstrate Mercy mission, values and charism.
- Perform other duties as assigned. -
-Qualifications:EducationBachelors in Social Work
required.LicensureNoneExperience0-2 years' experience in acute care
hospital setting, Minimum PreferredCertification/RegistrationBLS
(CPR) at hire date, required, or within 90 days of hireOther Skills
& Knowledge- Strong verbal and written communication and
facilitation skills.- Strong assessment skills, time management
skills, critical thinking skills.- Advanced computer skills.- The
assessment, care and treatment provided by Social Worker will be
consistent with the specific age related needs of the patient. Is
competent to care for patient age groups including neonatal/infant,
child, adolescent, adult and geriatric adult patients.- Skills and
knowledge of human behavior and clinical aspects of medical Social
Work.- Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people and
situations at all levels of the organization. -We Offer Great
Benefits:Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage,
PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds
are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible
co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay
period! - -We're bringing to life a healing ministry through
compassionate care.At Mercy, our supportive community will be
behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You
will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform
the health care experience through advanced technology and
innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities
grow. Join us and be a part of it all.What Makes You a Good Match
for Mercy? Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us.
Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in
perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative
and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care -
that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit
for you, we encourage you to apply. -
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. -The
ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe
manner is an essential function of this job.
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