Who We Are
Hillcrest Medical Center, the flagship hospital of Hillcrest HealthCare System, is a 620-bed hospital among Oklahoma’s most widely respected and acclaimed hospitals, offering extraordinary care and a multitude of services in many areas including Oklahoma’s largest dedicated heart hospital.
After meeting our leadership team, you will learn how our Case Management department is powered by our purpose of caring for people – our patients, their families and one another. With great teamwork and a knowledgeable, tenured staff, we offer great learning opportunities to grow your career, while doing what you love most – caring for people. If you meet the minimum requirements below, enjoy work that is valued, has purpose and you want to join our team, please apply today!
What You’ll Do
The Social Worker is responsible for patient advocacy, emergent counseling and education needs for patients and families, and effective discharge planning.
The successful candidate will be able to:
Act as liaison between the patient and medical personnel
Facilitate long term health and well-being through counseling, education, and brokering of needed community services and resources
Develop and implement appropriate treatment plans for each patient
Serve as an advocate for patients and their families in regard to decisions affecting plan of care
Act as a resource for hospice and counseling services
Provide appropriate end of life planning and care
Ensure timely discharge planning
What You’ll Bring
Master’s of Social Work degree required
Previous hospital experience preferred
Must have a passion for excellence
Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
Professionalism displayed through sound judgement, initiative, and flexibility
Good interpersonal, communication, team-work, and customer service skills
Strong organizational, problem-solving and follow-through skills
Ability to multi-task constantly, react to changes quickly/productively, and tolerate interruptions
Ability to perform work when no directions are given, and give directions to others
Remain flexible, organized, professional and able to analyze, make sound decisions under stressful situations
Demonstrate maturity and accountability
What We Offer
Advancement and career development opportunities
This position has minimum requirement of an MSW from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). An active member of the National Association of Social Workers is also desired.
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