Social Worker/Discharge Planer Part-time weekends
Location:
Belton , Missouri
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
09728-45833
Belton Regional Medical Center- is part of HCA Midwest Health, Kansas City's largest healthcare provider.
Belton Regional Medical Center, is conveniently located at Highways I-49 and 58 in Belton, Missouri, is a 71-bed acute care hospital offering a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. Established in 1984, Belton Regional Medical Center¹s mission is to provide the citizens of southern Jackson and northern Cass counties access to critical health resources. In 2012 the hospital completed a $39.2 million expansion and renovation project to help meet the continuing needs of its patients.

The hospital has been named one of the nation¹s top performing hospitals on key quality measures by The Joint Commission, the nation¹s leading accreditor of healthcare organizations for four consecutive years: 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013. Belton Regional Medical Center was recognized for exemplary performance in using evidence-based clinical processes that are shown to improve care for pneumonia and surgical care. Additionally, the hospital was honored with an "A" grade in the Spring 2015 Hospital Safety Score , for the third consecutive time, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, injuries and infections within hospitals. The Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nation's leading experts on patient safety and is administered by The Leapfrog Group (Leapfrog), an independent industry watchdog. The first and only hospital safety rating to be peer-reviewed in the Journal of Patient Safety , the Score is free to the public and designed to give consumers information they can use to inform themselves and their families when facing a hospital stay.

Belton Regional Medical Center is proud to be part of the Sarah Cannon HCA Midwest Health cancer network, providing local access to innovative clinical research trials, tumor profiling and genetic counseling; you can receive top cancer care in the comfort of your community hospital.

Belton Medical Center is looking for a Social Worker MSW to join our team!

Position Summary :

The role of the Case Manager Social Worker is to collaborate with the Interdisciplinary Team to individualize the patient's plan of care for acute and post-acute services from admission to discharge based upon comprehensive assessments, effective uses of hospital resources within ethical, regulatory, and statutory requirements in order to provide safe, effective, and cost-efficient patient care. The Case Manager Social Worker provides expertise to patients, physicians and hospital staff regarding community, state, federal resources and requirements as well as financial and supportive counseling to patients and families in accordance with state and federal standards of care. The Social Worker will assure that medically-related emotional and social needs of the patients are met/maintained on an individual basis. The Social worker will perform these duties under the direction of the Director of Care Management.
Qualifications:
Minimum Requirements :

Education: Graduate of an accredited school with a Masters in Social Work

Licensure/
Certifications: Current Social Work licensure preferred.

Experience: Two years hospital experience in Social Work/ Discharge Planning preferred

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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