Job Description

This position is Per Diem (as needed) working at Houghton Hospital.

Houghton Hospital Case Management is seeking an experienced Social Worker with Acute hospital experience.

Join a group of helpful individuals - who want you to be successful. Find camaraderie in daily huddles and collaborate among teams.

 

Position Purpose

Provides assessment and crisis intervention; plans, organizes, and implements social work services for patients and families. Provides long term care planning for patients/families. Responsible for complex discharge planning. Intervenes as needed with hospital patients with mental health problems or substance abuse problems. Provides assessment with case management for pediatric patients.

Position Qualification/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required: Bachelor of Social Work or related degree such as Counseling or Psychology.

Experience

Required: Two (2) years of clinical/hospital experience 

Skills: 

Able to handle crisis situations that require judgment critical to patient welfare; Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.

Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community.  NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested. 

Application Instructions

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