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Social Services Rep - PRN

Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems. Makes referrals to community agencies providing needed resources. Assists physicians with discharge and follow-up planning, including transfers to other institutions under the guidance of degreed social worker

Reports to:  Director - Case Management

FLSA:  Non-Exempt  

Essential Functions

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred, or may substitute equivalent work experience

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.

Minimum Work Experience

Two years of social work/social services experience in medical setting.


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.

Job Snapshot

Location US-TN-Livingston
Employment Type Per Diem
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Livingston Regional Hospital

Livingston Regional Hospital is a Joint Commission-accredited, 114-bed acute care facility. The hospital and the 65+ physicians on its medical staff provide a comprehensive range of healthcare services, including 24-hour emergency services that serve the Upper Cumberland Region as a Level III trauma center. The hospital’s Women’s Center features recently renovated birthing suites. Diagnostic and Radiology Services include Computed Tomography Scanning, Ultrasonography, Mammography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Radiography and Nuclear Medicine. A 6-bed Critical Care unit provides intensive care services and procedures with advanced cardiac and ventilatory equipment for continuous patient monitoring. Physical Rehabilitative services on both an inpatient and an outpatient basis are also available. Learn More

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US-TN-Livingston
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Livingston Regional Hospital
Company:
US-TN-Livingston
Location:
Per Diem
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

HighPoint - Livingston Regional Hospital

Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems. Makes referrals to community agencies providing needed resources. Assists physicians with discharge and follow-up planning, including transfers to other institutions under the guidance of degreed social worker

Reports to:  Director - Case Management

FLSA:  Non-Exempt  

Essential Functions

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.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred, or may substitute equivalent work experience

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.

Minimum Work Experience

Two years of social work/social services experience in medical setting.


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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