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.
Coordinates services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care. Assists in development, planning, coordination and administration of the activities of clinical review, discharge planning, resource utilization and utilization review.
Interviews clients and their families and coordinates and plans programs and activities to meet their social and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision.
Position Qualification/Minimum Requirements
Master's of Social Work degree
Required: Two (2) years of clinical/hospital experience or 2 years of experience in related area.
Preferred: Five (5) years experience.
Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Strong organizational and customer service skills. Ability to interview others and assess situations, prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.
Opening early 2022, 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.