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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker III PRN in Aurora, Colorado

Are you looking for a company that places integrity over their bottom line? Here at HCA Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

Our Case Management teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. We have a passion for creating positive patient interactions. If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Here is some of what you can expect from being a Social Worker III with us:

  • You will be responsible and accountable for assessing the psychological, social, emotional, cultural and/or financial needs that affect high-risk patients’ health and recovery
  • You will utilize social service, supportive counseling, and clinical knowledge in the assessment of patient needs
  • You will be responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care and balances individually identified patients and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources
  • You will participate in patient assessment to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, as well as appropriate level of care
  • You will participate in discharge planning, which will begin at the time of (or prior to) admission, and reassessed ongoing throughout the course of hospitalization.
  • You will use your knowledge of payer source implications on discharge plan and addresses assessed needs in a timely manner.
  • You will use your knowledge of resources and placement options to maximize patients’ successful disposition

Qualifications you will need for this role:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of Colorado preferred. Specialty certification in case management preferred
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work required. Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) from and accredited school of social work preferred
  • 3-5 of year’s recent clinical social work experience in an acute care setting
  • 5-7 years of recent clinical social work preferred
  • Supervision experience in an acute care setting preferred
  • Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with highly diverse population
  • Must be knowledgeable of State and Joint Commission standards
  • Must have ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work in high stress environment
  • Must be able to apply critical thinking and formulate diagnostic impressions based upon review of systems, history, symptoms and current presentation
  • Must be able to provide crisis intervention and utilize system resources/referrals

The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora was named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Social Worker III PRN

Location: Colorado-Aurora-The Medical Center of Aurora

Requisition ID: 03191-105024

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