Social Worker PRN in Georgetown, KY at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 11/24/2021

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Job Description

Georgetown Community Hospital

Making Communities Healthier with Comprehensive Care.

You can get to know who we are and what truly makes us different by our mission, 'Making Communities Healthier'. As health care evolves, Georgetown Community Hospital is transforming patient safety and quality care - pushing the limits and paving the way to establish new practices and set new standards. We believe in putting the patient at the center of everything we do. We are developing the most innovative patient experiences with our constant investment in continuing education and leadership development programs.

We want you on our team...Georgetown Community Hospital located in Georgetown, a 15 minute drive from Lexington, KY is searching for a PRN, Social Worker.

We are committed to serving the needs of our community and our region with exceptional quality and we are passionately focused on our patients. We consider quality more than just a set of criteria. It is a way of life for Georgetown Community, encompassing everything we do. This is an exciting time to join our team as we continue to grow and expand with new services.

At Georgetown Community, we believe in building careers. That is why we offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, competitive pay, a generous paid time off program, flexible spending account plan, choice of health insurance plans, dental, vision, life, disability plans, discounts in our café and various discounts in our community, traditional and Roth 401 (k) plans with a match, and free parking on our beautiful campus.

Simply put, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization.

Essential functions of position include, but are not limited to:

  • 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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree Preferred


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.

Licenses:

  • Current KY License in Social Work

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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