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Social Worker (LCSW)

Full Time; Primarily Monday-Friday; hours may vary

JOB SUMMARY:

The Social Worker works in collaboration with the patient and clinical staff to provide an efficient and compliant service following patients before and after discharge. Demonstrates commitment to the philosophy and objectives of community health, population health management, palliative care, and readmission reduction efforts.  Practices to deliver the defined health care services and follow-up to patients and families in the home setting, as well as outpatient resource identification.


EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL:

 1.      Previous Experience Preferred

a.      Two (2) years of Social Work Experience is preferred.  

b.      Previous hospital Social Work experience with an emphasis on discharge planning experience preferred.

c.      Utilization Review/Case Management experience helpful.

 

2.      Specialized or Technical Education

a.      Master’s degree in Social Work required from a program approved by the Counsel of Social Work Education.  

b.      Must hold current license as a LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) issued by the Louisiana State Board of Social WorkExaminers (LSBSWE).

c.      Knowledge of Prospective Payment System, Peer Review Organizations, Medicare, Medicaid, third-party payors, community resources.

d.      Knowledge of quality improvement methodologies preferred.

 

3.      Manual or Physical Skills

a.      Basic computer skills strongly preferred.

 

4.      Physical Effort Required

       Strength: Sedentary                      Push:  Occasionally                          Pull:  Occasionally

       Carry: Occasionally                         Lift:  Occasionally                             Sit:  Occasionally

       Stand:  Frequently                           Walk:  Frequently

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  1. I verify that all information on my application, resumes, and exhibits submitted to Hood Memorial Hospital are true, correct, and complete and any false or misleading information furnished by me regarding my application will be sufficient cause for rejection of application or immediate dismissal if employed by Hood Memorial Hospital. 
  2. I verify that my application is not a job offer or a contract for employment.  If hired, I understand that any employment will be “at will” and for an indefinite time period.  I understand that I may resign or be terminated by the facility at any time without notice or requirement for cause. 
  3. I verify that I authorize persons, schools, organizations, my current employer and previous employers (unless otherwise noted) named in the application and accompanying resume to provide any relevant information that may be required to arrive at an employment decision. 
  4. I verify that employment may be subject to completion of preemployment procedures including, but not limited to, employment /personal references, background investigation, criminal records check, driving record verification (if applicable) and licensure /registration/ certification verification (if applicable).
  5. I understand that during my employment, if hired, I will report to my immediate supervisors any drug-related criminal conviction within five days of the conviction. 
  6. I understand that following an offer of employment, I may be required to undergo a health assessment.  This examination may include, but is not limited to, screening for infections, diseases, alcohol, and drugs.  Failure to undergo and/or pass the health assessment will result in disqualification from employment.  Failure to truthfully answer inquiries about previous medical conditions may result in my forfeiture of Worker’s Compensation benefits under R.S.23:1208.1.
  7. If accepted for employment, I hereby agree to abide by the rules, policies, procedures, and Customer Service standards of Hood Memorial Hospital. 
  8. I understand, if hired, I will be on a three-month initial evaluation period (unless otherwise defined) during which time I may be discharged without recourse.
  9. If hired, I understand that my hours of employment and work schedule may be changed at the discretion of Hood Memorial Hospital.

My typed name shall have the same force and affect as my written signature.

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