HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Social Worker in Houston, Texas
Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center – Cypress, Texas Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center – Cypress, Texas Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center is currently looking for a Social Worker Since 1983, Cypress Fairbank Medical Center has offered a wide array of health services and specialties. At Cy-Fair Hospital, you’ll find 24-hour emergency care, a Primary Stroke Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center, pediatric care, bariatrics, ob-gyn services and more. Cy-Fair Hospital works to meet the community’s needs with four emergency rooms at the hospital and three offsite, as well as two urgent care facilities offering night and weekend hours.
Responsibilities: * Applying social work practice encompassing professional social work theory, knowledge base, modalities, and ethical principles and standards of practice for the purpose of promoting restoration and enhancement of social, psychosocial, and biopsychosocial functioning of individual patients, patient systems, and patient communities.
Works in close collaboration with each patient’s interdisciplinary team with active participation in application of specialized knowledge and advanced practice skills for the purpose of promoting patient and patient system acute care outcomes.
Utilizes specialized application of assessment, individual treatment plans, continuous evaluation of treatment planning, case management, mediation, counseling, support counseling, direct practice, referral, supervision, consultation, education, research, advocacy, and development and administration of administrative policies and programs.
Advocates for the understanding of significant physical, biological, psychological, emotional, and environmental factors underlying patient’s health issues.
Participates in individual and group conferences to promote interdisciplinary team recommendations for positive, patient outcomes.
This level of practice may include clinical social work under supervision.
Must follow and adhere to all federal and state laws and regulations, as well as the HCA Code of Conduct and Kingwood Medical Center Performance Standards.
Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work or related field
Masters Degree in Social Work preferred
One 1 year experience in healthcare setting, preferably with discharge planning included
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
Ability to exercise initiative and judgment and make decisions within the scope of assigned authority
Interviewing skills and knowledge of community resources
Knowledge for accurate formulation and implementation of appropriate treatment plan
Current Social Work certification for the State of Texas
Case Management certification desirable
Current CPR course completion
Job: *Behavioral & Social Work
Title: Social Worker
Location: Texas-Houston-Cypress Fairbanks Medical Ctr
Requisition ID: 26915-90266