Social Worker I Per Diem Days in Mission, TX at Prime Healthcare

Date Posted: 3/17/2021

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Job Description

Overview JOB SUMMARY: Using a multidisciplinary approach, the Social Worker/Patient Advocate assists patients – Neonates, Pediatrics, Adolescents, Adults, Older Adults and their significant others to cope with a multiplicity of social and emotional problems, many with particular reference to illness and the hospital setting, working to promote or enhance psychosocial functioning of the patient and family. Assist discharge planning.   Meet with patients, physicians, and families throughout the facility. Communicates effectively in person and telephone with physicians, other healthcare staff, patients, families and external contacts. Assist with Discharge Planning by assessing needs, developing a plan and providing appropriate resources to facilitate the plan.






    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, required. Minimum of one years’ experience as a social worker in a hospital setting, preferred. Current BLS certification upon hire and maintained current.





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