Social Worker Full Time
Company: Hospital Corporation of America
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Posted: November 18, 2017
Reference ID: 02270-8325
MountainView Hospital is a state-of-the-art, full-service medical facility located in the heart of Northwest Las Vegas, one of the fastest growing areas in the valley. With a staff of more than 1,440 dedicated and talented employees, as well as more than 1,200 outstanding physicians at our 340-bed facility, MountainView Hospital is recognized for high patient satisfaction and for providing quality and compassionate care to our community since 1996.
Join us as we achieve our Mission Statement:
MountainView Hospital is committed to the care and improvement of human life. In recognition of this commitment, we strive to deliver high quality, cost effective health care in the community we serve.
The Social Worker is to provide patients, age's neonate through geriatric, with information and resources, which will allow them to function at an optimum level upon discharge from the hospital. He/she shall possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age-specific needs. This includes knowledge of the adoption process in the state of Nevada to facilitate the process between birth parents, adoptive parents and adoption agencies. Maternal/child health knowledge concerning education of teen parents, assessment of Level I and II nursery infants and families, providing emotional support, referral to community agencies as appropriate and coordinating with child protective services when appropriate. He/she will also have knowledge of financial entities to assist patients with obtaining assistance through social security, Medicaid and county. Must have knowledge of the Legal 2000 process and mental health resources.
Education: BSW or MSW from a school or university
License: Licensed to practice as a Social Worker in the state of Nevada
Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience in a medical setting with good knowledge of medical terminology and disease process.
Special Skills: Must have strong communication skills, knowledge of PC and community resources.