Posted: Friday, March 2, 2018 12:57 PM
Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 21,000 of the most talented hearts and minds in medicine.
Through Centura Healths 17 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician clinics, Flight for Life(r) Colorado, home care and hospice services, we offer a diverse range of work settings in a Colorado or Kansas community you will love to call home.
Enjoy amazing people, competitive pay, some of the best benefits in the industry and plenty of opportunity for professional growth and development.
If youre ready to discover the difference of working for a fully:integrated health system with a non:profit, faith:based mission to care, we look forward to receiving your application.
Job Description/Job Posting ID:
Recruiter Contact: Tiffany Hoover : : Full Time
Location: Colorado Springs
Responsible for coordinating and implementing post:discharge plans in coordination with the Case Managers through the use of Extended Care Information Network (ECIN). They are also responsible for assisting with advocacy and referrals to other community resources.
:Graduate of Accredited Masters in Social Work Program
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
:Knowledge of community resources used for discharge planning, hospital operations, excellent communication/presentation skills, knowledge of third party payment systems, Medicare/Medicaid programs.
:Maintains current knowledge base of community services through continuing education.
:Ability to multi:task, set priorities and maintain organization. Computer skills.
:Experience in Social Work with emphasis on discharge planning, referral to community services and/or case management or other related experience.
:Current Colorado LCSW License
POSITION DUTIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, INCLUDE OF TIME)
DISCHARGE PLANNING and ADVOCACY : 40
:Obtains, reviews and analyzes information relative to discharge planning in accordance with hospital policy.
:Assess/reassess patients clinical and psychosocial status, premorbid status, community services utilized, and diagnosis and treatment plan per Case Management referral.
:Through assessment process identifies community resources needed and facilitates referrals to agencies (local and state) or programs for assistance as needed.
:Educates patient and/ or family on community resources available for assistance.
:Facilitates discharge planning working with patient, families and treatment team making any needed referrals/arrangements and documenting actions.
:Documents actions taken in progress notes and/or discharge planning:assessment form from initial visit through to D/C.
:Demonstrates professionalism in actions and job performance in accordance with mission and the social work code of ethics.
:Demonstrates and understands the needs of the following age specific categories: neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and implements a discharge plan tailored to the age specific needs of the patient.
:Demonstrate special sensitivity toward different age groups, ethnic, cultural and disabling human diversity and human development.
:Conforms to standards of patient and family confidentiality according to hospital and NASW standards and HIPPA.
:Assesses patients physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs through observation, interview, review of records and interfacing with interdisciplinary team and caregivers to ensure appropriate referrals.
:Reevaluates and makes adjustments to discharge plan as patients condition changes.
:Ensures that appropriate arrangements for post:hospital care are made before discharge to avoid unnecessary delays in discharge.
:Assesses patient/family emotional, social and financia
• Location: Denver
• Post ID: 51926462 denver