GENERAL DUTIES: The individual in this position performs psychosocial assessments and develops a plan to meet the needs of patients with complex social issue/problems, and arranges post-discharge services for patients as needed. This individualï¿½s responsibility will include, but not limited to the following activities: a) assist with adoptions, abuse and neglect cases, including making referrals to state and federal agencies b) participate in the weekly Complex Case Review meeting and the daily patient care conferences c) provide resources and make referrals to community agencies for ongoing counseling and or continued care d) maintain an updated list of providers for post-discharge care e) collaborative communication with post-discharge providers f) update Case Managers on variance to post-discharge plans g) monitor and provide reports to the DCM and hospital leadership as requested h) maintain knowledge of regulatory requirements and community resources as assigned. MSW will seek out supervision as needed with a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Will use Patient Medical Record, HPF, and Allscripts as primary information systems.
Attends Hospital orientation, workshop led by Director of Case Management or designee that cover the Tenet Case Management Program, focuses on Discharge Planning arrangements and other related topics.
DEPARTMENT/CLINIC SPECIFIC DUTIES: Priority 1: Assessment, development and revision of plan for patients with complex social issues/problems and issues specific to spiritual and cultural values with consideration of patient developmental stages (60% daily, essential).
Priority 2: Assist with adoption/abuse/neglect cases and reporting of appropriate cases to state and federal agencies (5% daily, essential).
Priority 3: Participate in Complex Case Review (weekly) and daily patient care conferences (5% daily, essential).
Priority 10: Complete and maintain Social Services payroll.
Priority 11: Complete yearly evaluations.
Priority 12: Will act as preceptor to staff and student interns.
Priority 13: Assists Director of Case Management to staff qualified employees by providing significant input into the hiring of personnel as well as orientation and training to new staff.
Priority 14: Assists Director of Case Management with Social Services Performance Improvement Plan.
Priority 15: Ensure compliance and requirements of all regulatory agencies.
1. Masters degree in social work from an accredited University. 2. Current, valid licensed clinical social worker (L.C.S.W.) in the State of California. 3. Three years social work experience in an acute hospital setting, including administrative and supervisory duties... 4. Excellent verbal, written and computer skills. 5. Knowledge of internal policies and State/Federal regulations related to discharge planning and social services. 6. 5150 certification (must have within 6 months of hire date.)
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
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: 1905028419
About Desert Regional Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.