Located in Southern California, Eisenhower Medical Center is a not-for-profit hospital seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Please visit careers.emc.org to learn more information and apply.
The LCSWmust meet the following qualifications:
Education: Master’s degree in Social Work
Licensure/Certification: California Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (required); 5150 Certification (preferred)
Experience: Minimum 2 years of clinical social work experience (required); Experience in Managed Care, Mental Health and Psychotherapy (preferred)
The LCSW'sresponsibilities include:
Demonstrating compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and taking action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
Completing psychosocial assessment of patients according to professional standards. Documenting using facts only without attitude, judgment or opinions. Includes all telephone calls made with person’s name and phone number.
Conducting a discharge planning needs assessment and developing a discharge plan in conjunction with the care coordinator and the interdisciplinary team to meet desired goals for the next step in the continuum.
Communicating to patient/family, care coordinator and interdisciplinary team members the discharge options and plans for complex patients. Communicating to patients their choices regarding discharge plans, and respecting these choices as defined by federal, state and regulatory requirements.
Updating the care coordinator and team as to the status of the discharge plans. Re-evaluating and revising the discharge plan as additional information is acquired and keeping patient/family and team informed to changes in the plan.
Working with care coordinator to obtain insurance approval for post acute services. Maintaining current knowledge and awareness of payer/reimbursement practices.
Coordinating the actual discharge plan, including transportation.
Coordinating utilization of patient and community resources to facilitate achievement of safe and effective discharge plan and accomplishment of goals.
Finalizing all discharge planning arrangements within 24 hours of discharge.
Ensuring that any information that would be helpful, as appropriate, to facilitate continuity of care post-discharge, are communicated to post acute provider via discharge paperwork or via phone as per departmental documentation guidelines.
Following up on discharge planning issues identified by nursing staff during off hours.
Developing strong relationships with community health resources to ensure appropriate patient access after discharge. Completing timely referrals to post discharge providers, ensuring efficient patient flow and adherence to federal and regulatory requirements.
Screening patients, upon referral or according to high risk criteria for psychosocial needs. Conducting psychosocial assessment when indicated to identify emotional, social and environmental issues impacting quality outcomes and efficient patient throughput.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Eisenhower Medical Center is proud to offer:
A generous benefits package and matched retirement plan
Health and wellness programs
About Eisenhower Medical Center:
Near Palm Springs, California, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities. Additionally, Eisenhower Medical Center is less than two hours away from sandy beaches and mountain resorts.
At Eisenhower Medical Center, we offer a progressive environment with an emphasis on individual growth and advanced medical practices seldom seen in other hospitals. As a not-for-profit and comprehensive health care institution, we are honored to be recognized as one of the top-ranking hospitals in California. For 2016-2017, U.S. News and World Report has ranked us as the #1 performing hospital in the Riverside Metro area and #21 in California, placing us in the top six percentile of hospitals in the state. In addition, we were within the 20 percent of hospitals nationwide to receive four stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, in its Overall Hospital Quality and Star Rating (2016).
Located on 130 acres in Rancho Mirage, we offer our community a 517-bed acute care hospital with telemetry, critical care and medical/surgical floors. We also have a multitude of specialty centers on our campus including The Betty Ford Center, The Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences and The Lucy Curci Cancer Center.
Eisenhower Medical Center has recently been granted Magnet recognition by the ANCC for its nursing excellence, which makes us the first and only hospital in the Inland Empire to achieve this prestigious Magnet distinction. For the fifth consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation (2017), a testament to our commitment to provide equitable care.
HealthGrades® recognized Eisenhower Medical Center as one of America's 100 Best Hospitals with awards in three different specialties: General Surgery (2017), Orthopedic Surgery (2015-2017), and Spine Surgery (2016-2017). In addition, we received Excellence Awards for Cardiac Surgery (2016-2017), Coronary Intervention (2017), Gastrointestinal Care (2017) and Vascular Surgery (2015-2016). Eisenhower Medical Center is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to be named one of the nation's 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Analytics™ for 2016 & 2017.
Eisenhower Medical Center has had a great deal of growth in our Clinic Divisions throughout the Coachella Valley. We also cultivate an environment that fosters outstanding levels of employee engagement and was one of only 20 organizations nationwide to receive the Workplace of the Year Award from The Advisory Board Company (2017).
Come JOIN our TEAM! To apply for a position now please visit careers.emc.org
Near Palm Springs and two hours from sunny beaches and mountain resorts, our vibrant community offers an enviable lifestyle including affordable housing, minimal traffic, world-class dining and shopping, and year round recreational activities.