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Social Worker
Ref No.: 18-00069
Location: San Angelo, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 02/05/2018
Texas LMSW Required. Epic experience preferred. TX licensure required. Essential functions of the job: 1. Performs a thorough psychosocial/discharge need assessment r/t the patient's healthcare status and identifies/communicates pertinent issues to the healthcare team through clear and concise documentation. 2. Establishes a Discharge Plan and communicates and coordinates the plan with other members of the healthcare team based on the needs of the patient to establish a safe discharge. 3. Monitors the patient's progress and assists in implementing the discharge plan through community resource referrel, Client and CPS referrel, prescription, transportation and follow-up appointment assistance, etc., as indicated. 4. Evaluates the patient progress and the discharge plan periodically and assist to resolve issues as they present themselves. 5. Performs other duties as assigned to include: working with patients/agencies, etc., establishing medical decision maker/power of attorney, Palliative Care/Hospice referrals, transfers to other facilities including ambulance transport, behavorial health referrels to include Emergency Detention and OPC, evaluating and identifying funding options and coordinating with RN case manager, as applicable, etc. Completing mental health evaluations. Hospital and psych experience required.

Additional Information and Terms
** All travelers will be required to float if needed.They will only be asked to float within their skill set. ** A drug screen is done at the facility during orientation. ACLS is required on 4 North, Stroke and Trauma, ICU, and ER. So we only need BLS for the MedSurg/Ortho and 4 South posting. ===== BILLING NOTICE ===== For any and all transactions that are conducted through the Medefis VMS platform for the benefit of HCoT members, the administrative fee for such transactions shall be four percent (4.00%). Additional information about the fee structure can be found under the facility profile link, which is listed below for your convenience, in the attachment titled Billing Services Agreement. As always, kindly review all job posting requirements prior to submitting applicants for the posted position. Should you have any questions regarding the terms of HCoT placements, please contact your Medefis Account Executive, Leah Studd. For more than 75 years, Shannon Medical Center has served this area, growing with the community and serving its health care needs. Our facility is licensed for 400 beds and provides a variety of clinical services to meet each patient's needs. We are the designated Lead Level 3 Trauma Center for the region, have a nationally-recognized Intensive Care Unit, provide critical care to newborns as young as 28 weeks, perform state-of-the-art diagnostics in our radiology department, and provide complete testing and surgical capabilities for the cardiology patient among many more services. Shannon Medical Center has a 100 mile radius rule, no contractor will be employed if they live within this radius. SHANNON MEDICAL CENTER IS TOBACCO FREE FACILITY ALL CONTRACT NURSES WILL NEED TO PASS A SHORT MEDICATION ADMINSTRATION TEST.