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HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Social Worker PRN in Port St Lucie, Florida

Medical Social Worker PRN

Per Diem (FTE 0.001)

Case Management Department
St. Lucie Medical Center
Port St. Lucie, FL

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Facility Description:
St. Lucie Medical Center is a 229-bed acute care facility accredited by The Joint Commission and designated a Top Performing Hospital. Since 1983, SLMC has continually provided quality care to the Treasure Coast community. The combined efforts of more than 350 skilled physicians and more than 800 dedicated employees have resulted in one of the most comprehensive healthcare facilities in Port St. Lucie. St. Lucie Medical Center offers a full range of services that include a birthing center, cardiac catheterization lab, cancer care, minimally-invasive techniques, digital mammography, general and vascular surgery and wound care and hyperbarics. It is a Certified Primary Stroke Center, accredited by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, Blue Distinction Maternity Care and Blue Distinction for Hip and Knee. Additionally, SLMC is home to the only Senior-Friendly ER and Orthopedic & Spine Institute.

/St. Lucie Medical Center is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has consecutively been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies. Join our tradition of excellence!/

Position Description:

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.

  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) required
  • Master of 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
  • Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

Job: *Case Management

Title: Medical Social Worker PRN

Location: Florida-Port St Lucie-St. Lucie Medical Center - Treasure Coast

Requisition ID: 00476-6404

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