HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Social Worker - Orthopedics in Dallas, Texas

Medical Social Worker - Orthopedics

Work Schedule: Full-Time, Monday-Friday

Location: Medical City Dallas

Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world’s best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400 in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.

Medical Social Worker Job Summary:

The Social Worker will assist in the facilitation of care across the continuum for selected patient care needs with a focus on the following: * Evaluation of psychosocial needs, crisis intervention, development and implementation of appropriate, timely plans of care to include discharge planning with an emphasis on the Adult Orthopedic population . * Ability to collaborate with case managers, physicians, staff, families and community referral bases to enhance optimal patient outcomes. * Evaluation of plan of care with appropriate changes, based on plan outcomes.

Medical Social Worker Job Qualifications include: * Three years post MSW experience * Master's degree in Social Work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education. * Current licensure by the State of Texas Board of Social Work examiners through the Texas department of Health * Recent working experience in acute care setting preferred.

Job: *Behavioral & Social Work

Title: Medical Social Worker - Orthopedics

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas

Requisition ID: 01505-99394