POSITION SUMMARY: A Licensed Masters Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor with strong leadership abilities, communication, and problem solving skills who, with minimum supervision, collaborates with all members of the treatment team in assessment of patient needs related to discharge planning and coordinates interventions with other members of the treatment team to meet those needs in a quality cost effective manner. Collaborates with Utilization Review (RN) to ensure requirements for funding sources are met as well as to ensure that legal process requirements are met for patients on involuntary status. Completes psychosocial assessments in coordination with assigned unit therapists to identify and seek to address patient needs. Supports an organizational culture for Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence and practices the Service Excellence Standards to all customer groups.
Demonstrates leadership in the provision of departmental services through a collaborative process designed to integrate services/functions throughout NWTHS. Assesses or coordinates the assessment of patient healthcare and education needs and collaborates with all members of the healthcare team to meet those needs. Orchestrates patient hospital process for provision of seamless, efficient care. Demonstrates the ability to effectively allocate human and material resources to meet patient care needs. Complies with annual education requirements and safety and injury prevention standards to minimize risk to self and co-workers.
Northwest is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.
A hospital is only as good as its caregivers. That's why we're looking for allied health professionals who are dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share our vision and values.
Northwest Texas Healthcare System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
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