Social Worker Case Manager
This position is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Steward Health Care Workforce. Employees in this position will be required to provide adequate proof of vaccination for COVID-19 by an FDA-approved vaccine prior to starting work. Steward will consider requests for exemptions from this vaccine requirement on the basis of medical condition or sincerely held religious belief in accordance with applicable Federal laws.
The Social Worker, in collaboration with Case Managers, physicians, staff, community health resource and payers, is accountable for accurately assessing patient/family psycho social/socioeconomic needs and coordinating the appropriate community resources at the appropriate times across the continuum of care to ensure timely care, compliance with regulatory requirements/standards, and effective and efficient use of hospital resources. The Social Worker will manage the care of patients of all ages assigned to them simultaneously in order to help them meet their intended outcomes.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of an accredited school of social work; LMSW required.
Minimum of 1 year in hospital social work or an equivalent practicum experience.
Licensed by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners for the practice of Social Work required. Stroke Awareness education must be completed Within 6 months of hire.