Coordinates the integration of Social Services functions into the patient care, discharge and home planning processes with other hospital departments, external service organizations, agencies and health care facilities. Ensures compliance with regulatory standards to social service activities. Utilizes knowledge of population appropriate guidelines to care for the infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Other Qualifications 1. Master's Degree in Social Work required. 2. Must be certified to practice as a Licensed Social Worker in the state of South Carolina. 3. Significant experience required as a Social Worker, preferably in a health care environment. 4. Must have effective interpersonal skills for working with patients and their family members. 5. Demonstrated oral and written communication skills required to communicate in a clear and concise manner with patients and families, physicians, staff, public, administration and outside agencies.
Supervisory Responsibilities None
Primary Location: Hilton Head, South Carolina
Facility: Hilton Head Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2105022013
About Hilton Head Hospital
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.