Social Worker, MSW - PRN - OLGMC Case Management
Company: Ochsner Health System
Posted on: November 15, 2023
We've made a lot of progress since opening the doors in 1942,
but one thing has never changed - our commitment to serve, heal,
lead, educate, andinnovate.Webelieve that every award earned, every
record broken and every patient helped is because of the dedicated
employees who fill our hallways. At Ochsner, whether you work with
patients every day or support those who do, you are making a
difference and that matters. Come make a difference at Ochsner
Health and discover your future today! This job assumes
responsibility for bio-psychosocial assessments, patient education,
evaluation, referral to appropriate community resources and
supportive and crisis interventions. Applies thorough knowledge and
use of the company and community based services to coordinate and
implement complex discharge plans; collaborates and communicates
(verbally and through the maintenance of the medical record) with
the multidisciplinary team to (re) evaluate and respond to patient
and caregiver needs including, but not limited to, emotional,
social, cultural and spiritual needs in relation to adapting to the
patient's medical condition. Additionally, this job may practice
clinical social work within the agency only under the supervision
of an LCSW employed by the company. To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. This
job description is a summary of the primary duties and
responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be
a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and
responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's
Education Required - Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a
university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education
(CSWE) Preferred - Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) Work
Experience Required - None. Preferred- Two years of experience in a
medical setting Certifications Required - Certified Social Worker
(CSW) as verified by the LABSWE OR Registered Social Worker (RSW)
certificate. Preferred - Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) as
verified by the LABSWE or must schedule and pass LMSW exam within 6
months of employment. Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
- Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of required job information.
- Must be proficient with Windows-style applications,keyboard,
and various software packages specific to role.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
- Workingknowledge of common disease entities and disorders and
medical terminology in order to understand acute and ongoing needs
of patients and families.
- Working knowledge of an acute and chronic care medical setting,
medical terminology and the psychosocial and economic effects of
illness and/or trauma upon the patient and their support
- Knowledge of heath care systems and public programs such as
those funded by Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare Advantage, and
commercial insurance plans.
- Strong interpersonal skills necessary to deal effectively and
courteously with patients, families, multidisciplinary team
members, departmental peers, and community agency personnel. Job
- Conducts patient assessment interviews, provides referrals and
coordinates discharge plans.
- Identifies and provides helpful resources to patients and
- Maintains patient records and documents and communicates
critical information to the medical team.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge and required
certifications through continuing education and development.
- Utilizes management resources.
- Participates in on-call rotation.
- Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style. Other
related duties as required. The above statements describe the
general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive
list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other
duties may be added, or this description amended at any time. This
employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy
Program and Standards of Conduct, including the immediate reporting
of any known or suspected unethical or questionable behaviors or
conduct; patient/employee safety, patient privacy, and/or other
compliance-related concerns. The employer is an Equal Opportunity
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran
status, or disability status.
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not
limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of
force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of
force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for
sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Mechanical lifting devices (carts, dollies, etc.) or team lifts
should be utilized.
Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time. Normal
routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as
part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform
or assist in emergency care or first aid. Because the incumbent
works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk
for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the
environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation,
dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of
contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase
depending on the essential job duties of the role. Are you ready to
make a difference? Apply Today! Ochsner Health does not consider an
individual an applicant until they have formally applied to the
open position on this careers website. Individuals who reside in
and will work from the following areas are not eligible for remote
work position: Colorado, California, Washington, and New York.
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be used to inquire about the status of applications. We are proud
to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action
employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment
opportunity and providing a workplace that is free from
discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, pregnancy
status, pregnancy-related conditions, national origin, ancestry,
mental or physical disability, medical condition, age, veteran
status, military status, citizenship status, marital status,
familial status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, political affiliation,
unemployment status, or any other characteristic protected under
applicable federal, state or local law. These protections extend to
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