Clinical Social Worker, Palliative Care

Job Description

Job ID: 1185265
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.

The Case Management Department provides services through a collaborative process that assesses, plans, implements, coordinates, monitors, and evaluates options and services to meet an individual's needs. The Case Management Department is responsible for all acute care inpatients where needs have been identified or who have requested assistance, emergency department patients where needs have been identified, and community individuals who request assistance.


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Role Purpose

Provides clinical social work services to address the psychosocial needs of patients and families. Provides individual and group counseling, linkage to community resources, expertise in cultural diversity and advocacy. Collaborates with the health care team and ensures timely, cost-effective discharge and transition planning.


Responsibilities

  • Conducts screening and assessment activities to meet the needs of the discharged patient.
  • Applies assessment findings to prepare a patient-centered plan of care.
  • Applies and complies with all regulations and utilizes resources available to patients to manage their continuum of care.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Work

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Lic Clinical Social Worker

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer