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Social Worker - Case Management (PRN: As Needed) - Case Management
Washington Regional
Washington Regional
 
Job Location: Fayetteville, AR
Job Type: PRN
Department: Case Management
Shift: As needed (PRN)
Job Posting: Social Worker - Case Management (PRN: As Needed)
Employment Type: PRN
Location: Washington Regional Medical Center - Fayetteville, AR
Department: Case Management
Shift: As needed (PRN)
FTE:
Job Number: JO-2206-46507
Date Posted: 6/16/2022
Categories: Licensed Professional



Washington Regional
Washington Regional Medical Center is our regions only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. Our system includes a 425-bed acute care hospital located in the heart of Fayetteville supported by our clinic system - including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.
Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.
Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.
Values: To treat others patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary
This position is responsible for identifying and evaluating social and/or physical factors which may either impede full recovery from illness/surgery, or prevent the patient from maintaining a state of well-being. Communicates these factors to the healthcare team and performs interventions as indicated. Assists patient and their families with procurement of community resources as needed. The Unit-based social worker, in conjunction with the Unit Based Case Manager and the healthcare team, is responsible for arranging all post-discharge care needs. This position has exposure to body fluids and communicable diseases. Majority of time is spent sitting (up to 60% of work time) with frequent standing and/or walking required (up to 40% of work time). Services a variety of populations including: neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics.

Licenses/Certifications Required
Bachelors degree in Social Work, Licensed Social Worker (LSW), licensed by Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Specific Educational and Skill Competencies Required
Knowledge of social work standards of practice and ethics. Experience and knowledge of community resources. Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work within the team concept. Possesses understanding and ability to fulfill role of social worker in acute hospital setting. Able to perform above duties in crisis situations. Understanding of federal, state, and private payer reimbursement guidelines.




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