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Texas Health Resources Transplant Social Worker MSW/LMSW - Part Time Days - Fort Worth in Fort Worth, Texas

Texas Health Fort Worth Hospital seeks to hire a Transplant Social Worker MSW/LMSW to work Part Time Days in the Transplant Department.

The address is 1325 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76104

Salary range is Minimum $26.91/hr. to Maximum $39.46/hr. – based on relevant experience.

Work Schedule:

  • Part Time; 16 Hours

  • Primary Tuesday & Wednesday; 8:00 am – 4:30 pm; additional hour available for PTO coverage

Job Description:

Bio Psychosocial Assessment

  • Evaluates patient's including screening and assessment of psychological, financial, environmental, and social resources according to policies and procedures and standards of care.

Bio Psychosocial Intervention

  • Utilizes specialized knowledge and advanced skills in theories, models and techniques of human behavior in the social environment to intervene on adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies.

Transition/Discharge Planning

  • Develops workable transfer or discharge plan in collaboration with patient/family, physician, and clinical staff.

  • Maintains knowledge of alternative levels of care and other healthcare providers post discharge; educates patient/proxy of available options of alternative levels of care.

  • Collaborates effectively with physicians and clinical staff using high level verbal and written communications skills.

  • Coordinates seamless transitions across the continuum of care.

Community Resources

  • Provides referrals to patient/family based on knowledge of community resources to maximize overall functions of daily living, and to promote health.

Patient/Family Advocacy

  • Respects the inherent dignity and worth of the person.

  • Recognizes the central importance of human relationships.

  • Preserves the rights of the patient. Empowers patient and family to promote self-determination, independence, and informed consent.

  • Acts on behalf of vulnerable and oppressed individuals or groups and challenges social injustice.

Healthcare Management

  • Identifies cases for Medical Management involvement and takes action to facilitate quality and cost-efficient care.

  • Applies knowledge of managed care and healthcare practices into coordination of care.

Continuous Improvement

  • Promote the philosophy, programs and initiatives of THR and entity within the department.

  • Accountable for own professional growth.

  • Participate on hospital and system committees as delegated.

  • Participates in Process Improvement activities on an ongoing basis.

Staff Support

  • Functions as resource for staff and provides educational in-services as needed or requested.

  • Participates in new employee orientation.

Legal/Risk Management and Ethics

  • Takes action to reduce and eliminate legal risks for the patient, employee, and hospital.

  • Recognizes and communicates ethical concerns through established channels of communication.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required

  • 2 years’ experience of healthcare related Social Work preferred

  • Experience with Renal, Kidney, Dialysis, or Transplant strongly preferred

  • Strong hospital or healthcare experience strongly preferred

License and Certification:

  • LMSW - Licensed Master Social Worker upon hire or

  • LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker upon hire and

  • BCLS – Basic Cardiac Life Support upon hire and

  • CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 30 days and

  • ACPI – Advanced Crisis Prevention Intervention Training within 12 months

Skills:

  • Fundamental knowledge and skills in Social Work assessment and intervention as well as alternative levels of care, community resources and healthcare industry.

  • Sound interpersonal skills and able to multitask and think critically in a fast-paced environment.

  • Independently practices as part of the healthcare team.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is a 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County and surroundings communities since 1930. Hospital services include cardiovascular care, high-risk obstetrics, gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. In early 2014, Texas Health Fort Worth will be opening a new 75,000 square foot Emergency Services Center, one of the largest in the region. Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians on its medical staff. Texas Health Fort Worth recently received national recognition for its oncology program and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Tarrant County. The hospital is also a designated Cycle III Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights:

  • 2020 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (6th year in a row)

  • 2018 Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4th year in a row)

  • Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 & 2019)

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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