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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker PRN in Ocala, Florida

Social Worker - Case Management

SCHEDULE: PRN / Per Diem / As Needed

FACILITY: West Marion Community Hospital

POSITION SUMMARY:

The medical social worker is responsible for promoting patient-centered care by evaluating psychosocial needs, providing community service coordination for identified patient populations, and providing support and crisis intervention where indicated. The social worker acts as a liaison between the patient and community resources/post-acute care providers. The social worker creates and facilitates timely implementation of discharge plans and arranges post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The social worker facilitates patient movement across the continuum of care and identifies, addresses, and tracks barriers to patient throughput.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) required;* *Masters in Social Work (MSW) preferred.
  • State licensure preferred (may be required by state regulations)
  • Certification in social work or case management preferred
  • Acute care social work experience preferred
  • Knowledgeable about internal, community and post-acute care resources

SKILLS:

Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

Ocala Healthencompasses Ocala Regional Medical Center, a 288-bed facility located in the heart of Ocala, and West Marion Community Hospital, a 186-bed hospital located in west Marion County, Summerfield ER, a freestanding emergency department located in southern Marion County, Maricamp ER, a freestanding emergency department located on Maricamp Road in Ocala, and Trailwinds Village ER, a freestanding emergency department located on 466A in Wildwood. Ocala Regional Medical Center is a Level II Trauma Center and the region’s only Comprehensive Stroke Center. The hospitals offer a host of other quality and award winning services including orthopedic care and joint replacement, robotic surgery, cardiac and vascular services including open heart surgery and interventional procedures, emergency, neurological and rehabilitation services, and bariatric surgery. Ocala Health has the only Commission on Cancer approved cancer center in Marion County. Ocala Health's outpatient facilities include Family Care Specialists, a primary care network of six locations throughout Marion County; Advanced Imaging Centers; a freestanding Wound and Hyperbaric Center; a Senior Wellness Community Center; and three surgical and physician specialty practices.

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Social Worker PRN

Location: Florida-Ocala-West Marion Community Hospital

Requisition ID: 00050-13643

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