Social Worker BSW - Case Management - PRN (as needed) in Hickory, NC at Frye Regional Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/14/2018

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Job Description

Frye Regional Medical Center

As a partof Duke LifePoint Healthcare, our community hospital is being supported withmore resources than ever before. Duke LifePoint combines Duke UniversityHealth System's unparalleled expertise in clinical excellence, qualityand patient safety with LifePoint Health's financial resources and extensiveoperational experience - making our hospital even stronger. 

DukeLifePoint Healthcare's pledge to our hospital and the communities we serve isquality, expertise and commitment.


•        Quality is the cornerstone of DukeLifePoint, and it is the central focus of everything the organization and ourhospital strive to achieve. 


•        Duke LifePoint pledges to bring a wealth ofexpertise and resources to strengthen the already excellent care our hospitaldelivers. 


•        And, Duke LifePoint's commitment is to workcollaboratively with our hospital to make our community healthier by strengtheninglocal healthcare delivery for the future.  

For moreinformation about Duke LifePoint, visit www.dukelifepointhealthcare.com


Job Description:

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.

Supervises and/or trains new staff, students, and interns.

Performs Medicaid screenings as indicated for NHP.

Assists patients with Safety Net applications when needed.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
X Bachelor’s degree in Social Work required
Certified Social Worker from NC Certification Board for Social Work preferred.

Experience and knowledge of social workprinciples, techniques, and practice required. Must have excellent communication skills, demonstrate self-direction,and have the ability to work well in a team environment. 


Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran