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Inpatient Social Worker

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Intermountain Healthcare is a system of 24 hospitals, a broad range of clinics and services,160 clinics, a Medical Group of 2,400+ employed physicians and advanced practitioners, and health insurance plans from SelectHealth. Ranked in the top five of our nation's health systems for quality, cost, and innovation, Intermountain Healthcare brings 45 years' experience in making care more accessible and affordable. Intermountain Healthcare is looking for a Medical Social Worker to join our team in Nevada. The Nevada-based medical group is a for-profit entity of Intermountain Healthcare. Being a part of Intermountain Healthcare means embarking on a career filled with opportunities, strength, innovation, and fulfillment. We offer competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care. Our clinicians receive an excellent benefit package, including CME reimbursement, paid license renewals, generous PTO, and much more. Take advantage of personal and professional growth opportunities including leadership pathways, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.
If you're ready to join our Mission in helping people live the healthiest lives possible, please apply now , or contact Anita Prince, Physician Recruiter at - .
Essential Functions
Responsible to provide patients and their families with the care and support needed to address social services needs and effectively respond to the diverse needs of patients regardless of age, sex, race, socioeconomic status, religion, or sexual orientation. Provide advocacy, education, and referrals. Collaborate with the Care Management Team in evaluating patient's condition. Coordinate care and discharge planning of patients. Utilize the least restrictive most cost-effective and safe environment, assisting patients needing additional resources and changes in level of care. Maintain accessibility and flexibility in ongoing treatment and care of patients. Position Details

  • Excellent customer services, with the ability to communicate verbally and written
  • Detail oriented, responsible for quality and continuous improvement
  • Promote alternative care programs and resources
  • Collaborate with case manager on discharge needs, short/long term-care options
  • Work hours-Monday thru Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Must have experience with advance directives
  • Assist care manager with COB and/or subrogation cases
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Knowledge of medical terminology The ideal candidate is knowledgeable in the local resource and the community. Timely with communication using multiple channels or means to provide updates to patients, and team members. The ability to make timely decisions. Requirements
    • 1 year of experience working a medical social worker
    • Completion of master's degree in social work from an accredited institution
      • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
      • Must have excellent organizational skills, problem-solving
      • Unrestricted driver's license

Keywords: Intermountain Healthcare, Las Vegas , Inpatient Social Worker, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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