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Social Worker MSW PRN

Company: Las Palmas Medical Center
Location: El Paso
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:


About Las Palmas Medical Center

Las Palmas Medical Center offers comprehensive services and special expertise in Emergency Room Medicine (Level III Trauma), Cardiology, Women’s Services, Labor & Delivery, Neonatal Intensive Care, Neuroscience, Pediatric care, and Wound Care Management. Las Palmas Medical Center is also the only Kidney Transplant Center in the Region. Las Palmas Rehabilitation Hospital is a separate facility with newly renovated patient rooms, exercise equipment and cafeteria. The physicians, nurses and staff at our 325-bed facility are committed to caring for our community with compassionate, quality healthcare.



We offer an excellent total compensation package, for various positions including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. Your benefits include participation of 401k. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.



The Social Worker will evaluate the psychosocial needs of patients and family support systems and will coordinate appropriate discharge plans for patients on the rehab unit.  The Social Worker acts as a liaison between the facility and resources external to the organization.  He/she will facilitate implementing timely discharge plans and facilitate follow-up to anticipated post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care.  The Social Worker will provide crisis intervention and support.  The Social Worker will assist the Rehab Team in facilitating patient movement across the continuum of care and will identify and track barriers to patient throughput.



REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS: minimum requirement-Bachelor of Social Work with current state licensure (LBSW); Preferred Master of Social Work with current state licensure (LMSW); or Masters of Social Work with Clinical Counseling (LCSW)


REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: 3 years social work experience; acute care social work or case management experience preferred.


PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:  Certification in Social Work or Case Management, preferred.  Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships.  Ability to communicate effectively in oral, written and electronic formats.  Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with pro-active decision making and negotiation skills.  Demonstrates an ability to perform specific competencies as identified.


Keywords: Las Palmas Medical Center, El Paso , Social Worker MSW PRN, Other , El Paso, Texas

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