Social Services Rep - PRN in Livingston, TN at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 8/11/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

JOB SUMMARY

Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems. Makes referrals to community agencies providing needed resources. Assists physicians with discharge and follow-up planning, including transfers to other institutions under the guidance of degreed social worker

Reports to: Director - Case Management

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Grade: G50

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers X 02 Professionals □ 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.

Determines, prioritizes, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions.

Participates in case reviews to evaluate case management and progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.

Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.

Supervises and/or trains new staff, students, and interns.

Performs Medicaid screenings as indicated for NHP.

Assists patients with Safety Net applications when needed.

Must complete all education assigned and required for the position including classroom and on-line courses.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred, or may substitute equivalent work experience

Required Skills

Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Minimum Work Experience

Two years of social work/social services experience in medical setting.


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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