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Social Worker, PRN

Job Description


Job ID: 1222693
Employment Status: PRN
More Information:

Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer care, and women’s and infants’ services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children’s Hospital.

In 2016, Missouri Baptist was named a Magnet® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a healthcare organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. Missouri Baptist is the first hospital in St. Louis County to achieve this recognition, which has been accomplished by less than 7 percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

Missouri Baptist Medical Center is a member of BJC HealthCare, one of the nation’s largest nonprofit healthcare organizations.

 

The Care Coordination Department is comprised of RN Case Managers, Social Workers, Compliant Documentation Specialists and skilled administrative staff. Case Management in the Hospital setting is a collaborative practice model including patients, nurses, social workers, physicians, other practitioners, caregivers and the community. The Case Management process encompasses communication and facilitates care along the continuum through effective resource coordination. The goals of Case Management include the achievement of optimal health, access to care and appropriate utilization of resources, balanced with the patient¿s right to self-determination.


Overview


Role Purpose

Under direction of a physician, assists patients and their families in their residences or outpatient/inpatient settings to adapt and plan an interdisciplinary approach to treating the patient-family system.

Employees working at an Illinois facility are required to have an Illinois state social work license or be able to take and pass the Illinois state social work licensing exam within 90 days of the first day of employment.


Responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical services to patients and families.
  • Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • Collaborates with community human service agencies to meet the needs of patients, families, and the hospital.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Work

     

    Experience

  • No Experience
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker

  • 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, 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