Social Worker - Care Management
Company: Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Posted on: August 1, 2022
We are looking to add top talent to our Baptist Hospitals of
Southeast Texas team.
Join us in performing Sacred Work!
Competitive benefits are offered including:
Matched Retirement Plan
Paid Time Off
Comprehensive Benefit Plan - Medical, Dental, Vision and Much
The Social Worker-Case Manager is accountable for a designated
patient caseload, while supporting the physicians and
interdisciplinary team in facilitating patient care, with the
underlying objective of enhancing the quality of clinical outcomes
and patient satisfaction; as well as, managing the cost of care and
providing timely and accurate information to payers.
Essential Job Duties
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Proactively screens all cases on assigned caseload to identify
cases at risk, using approved screening tool, for adverse health
consequences post-discharge without adequate discharge planning
while following established reporting procedures.
2. Actively monitors and documents information pertinent to care
coordination and the progress of patients on assigned caseload;
proactively intervening and ensuring tasks are completed
accurately, and in a timely manner to promote communication and
prevent delays in treatment and discharge of patients.
3. Communicates all elements critical to the plan of care,
including the expected date of discharge to the patient/family and
members of the healthcare team; as well as, referring cases with
complex issues or barriers to discharge to the Case Management
Director or for peer review as appropriate.
4. Collaborates and communicates with multidisciplinary team in all
phases of discharge planning process, including initial patient
assessment, planning, implementation, interdisciplinary
collaboration, and teaching and ongoing evaluation.
Ensures/maintains plan consensus from patient/family, physician and
5. Initiates the implementation of the discharge plan prior to
discharge to avoid delays in discharge and/ or avoidable
readmissions to the hospital; evaluating post discharge needs on
assigned cases and develops a discharge plan in collaboration with
the patient and support person(s) based on needs indicated by
6. Delivers regulatory notices including the Important Message,
HINNs, and Observation Notice within the timeframe designated to
appropriate patients on assigned caseload.
Required Education and Experience
. Bachelor's degree in Social Work
1-3 years of related experience.
Licensed Social Worker in State of Texas
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