Denver, Colorado

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time
Hourly Wage Estimate: $26.00 - $39.01 / hour
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Do you want to be a part of a family and not just another employee? Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application today and find out what it truly means to be a part of a team!
 
We are seeking a Social Worker for the Emergency Department. This position is a job share with one other social worker, .9 FTE/36 hours per week, with rotating schedule week to week, alternating weekend coverage with the other social worker. Shifts are generally 10 am-8pm to support the needs of the department.
 
Located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO, Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center provides the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.
 
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
 
At Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center, Case Managers are an important part of your care team. Case managers provide:
  • Emotional support to individuals and families
  • Case coordination, consultation and discharge planning
  • Crisis intervention
  • Help with adjustment to illness, hospitalization and outpatient care
  • Child advocacy and protection
  • Referrals for financial problems related to the medical situation
  • Information on hospital and community resources
Position Summary:  
  • Your role is responsible for assessing the psychological, social, cultural and/or financial needs that impact the high-risk patient’s health and recovery. 
  • Your role has the ability to utilize social services, counseling and clinical knowledge in the assessment of these needs. 
  • You are responsible and accountable for coordination of services through an interdisciplinary process which provides a clinical and psychosocial approach through the continuum of care and balances individually identified patients and family needs with the efficacious and cost effective utilization of resources. 
  • Through concurrent case management, patients will be assessed to determine appropriateness of admission, continued hospitalization, as well as appropriate level of care. 
  • You will be involved in discharge planning will begin at the time of (or prior to) admission, and reassessed ongoing throughout the course of hospitalization. 
  • Your role will have knowledge of payer source implications on discharge plan, resources and placement options to maximize patients successful disposition. 
Special Care in the Heart of Denver
At Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center we understand that hiring excellent nurses and providing them with the support they need ensures patient-centered care. For more than 135 years, Presbyterian/St. Luke’s (P/SL) has been meeting the healthcare needs of patients and their families. Located in the Uptown neighborhood in Denver, CO, we provide the most advanced care for patients across the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains. We are proud to serve our community with experienced physicians who offer a wide range of medical services for patients of all ages.
 
Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center is a 680-bed HCA Healthcare facility located in the Uptown neighborhood of Denver. An affiliate of HealthONE, the largest healthcare system in Denver, Presbyterian/St. Luke's is known for its Cancer Center that features the largest Bone Marrow Transplant Center in the region.

Why choose Presbyterian/St. Luke's?
  • P/SL is one of the largest hospitals in Colorado.
  • Affiliate of HealthONE, Denver's largest healthcare system.
  • Over 80 specialties and 1,000 specialists and primary care physicians.
  • Three Year Accreditation with Commendation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC)
  • The Joint Commission Accreditation
  • Dedicated to patient safety and the Joint Commission's "Speak Up" initiative
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
 
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Qualifications

Licensure/Certification/Registration:
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) required. Must have LCSW within the state of Colorado within 1 year of hire. Specialty certification in case management preferred. BLS required within one month of hire (must be obtained prior to providing any direct patient care).

Education:
Master of Social Work (MSW) from an accredited school of social work required. Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) from and accredited school of social work preferred.

Experience:
3-5 years recent clinical social work experience in an acute care setting with experience supervising LCSW eligible social workers required. 5-7 years recent clinical social work and supervision experience in an acute care setting preferred.

Special Qualifications:
Must have excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills and able to work with highly diverse population. Must be knowledgeable of State and JCAHO standards. Must be knowledgeable of Interqual criteria. Must have ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and work in high stress environment. Must be able to apply critical thinking and formulate diagnostic impressions based upon review of systems, history, symptoms and current presentation. Must be able to provide crisis intervention and utilize system resources/referrals.

Degree of supervision required:
Involves general guidance and direction by the Department Director or designee. Employee will be expected to perform all job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.

 

 

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