Social Worker – PRN
The purpose of this position is to provide Social Work Services to the Acute Inpatient Units as well as Acute Inpatient Rehab patients as required by the State of Kansas and TJC. This position works closely with Patients, Families, Rehab Team, Physicians and other professionals to coordinate the discharge planning and rehabilitation process and assist with the integration of the patient back into the community. The social worker helps the patient and family understand the inpatient and rehabilitation process and offers emotional, social, and financial counseling while the patient is in the hospital. The social worker assists with patient and family education and identifies specific community social and health care resources that facilitate a patient in returning home. Social Work Service consults are provided on all Hospital units for psychosocial support, discharge planning, Rehab prescreening, CPS and APS reporting and crisis intervention.
Patients, Family, Physicians, Staff, Payers, and External Community Resources
Experience Required: Previous experience in medical social work. Minimum LBSW License with KS Behavioral Science Regulatory Board.
Special Skills & Qualifications: Licensed Social Worker in State of Kansas.
Apply online at www.westernplainsmc.com or submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org