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Social Worker LMSW - Transplant

Company: Tulane Medical Center
Location: Kenner
Posted on: March 20, 2023

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Description Introduction Are you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a(an) Social Worker LMSW today with Tulane Medical Center.Benefits Tulane Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing\n401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)\nEmployee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock\nFamily support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.\nReferral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more\nConsumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts\nRetirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships\nEducation assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)\nColleague recognition program\nTime Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income. Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.\n Come join our team as a(an) Social Worker LMSW. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and Qualifications LMSW completes in-depth assessments of patients in order to evaluate candidacy for solid organ transplant. LMSW provides counseling, support, and community resource referrals to aide patients/families in preparing for transplant. LMSW follows patients pre- and post-transplant to assist with resolving psychosocial issues and lifestyle changes that improve a patient's post-transplant success. LMSW works closely with multi-disciplinary transplant team to assess inpatients in order to identify appropriate discharge plans. LMSW provides assessment and intervention planning with patients experiencing substance abuse and/or mental health issues. LMSW acts an advocate for patients that may be victims of Child Abuse, Domestic Violence, or Adult/Elder abuse. LMSW will participate in the education, training, and supervision of MSW students during internship with Transplant Social Services. LMSW will participate in community outreach and patient education related to transplant. LMSW will assist manager in policy development, problem solving, program development, and staff training. LMSW performs all other duties as assigned.\n Completes in-depth transplant evaluations to determine a patient's candidacy for transplant.Provides evaluation and intervention for transplant patients in a crisis situation.Provides short-term counseling/treatment to patients and families throughout the transplant process, adjustment to chronic illness, and/or hospitalization.Collaborates with multi-disciplinary transplant team to assess and formulate appropriate discharge plans for inpatients.Works to link transplant patients with Medication Assistance Programs when needed and facilitate other appropriate community referrals.Executes documentation and reporting requirements. Works closely with patients and staff to formulate treatment plans to resolve substance abuse, mental health, adherence, and/or psychosocial issues.Completes evaluations of potential Living Donors to assess candidacy for donation and provides appropriate post-surgery follow-up for Living Donors and their families.Provides educations, training, and supervision to MSW students completing their internship with Transplant Social Services. \n What qualifications you will need: Licensure/Certification/Registration: LMSW required.Education: Master's in Social Work from and accredited program requiredExperience: At least three years post-Master's experience required, preferably in a healthcare setting.Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Excellent skills in written and oral communication and guest relations; knowledge in human growth and development and emotional needs of children, adolescents and adults as well as the special needs of chemical dependent and/or abused clients; basic organizational, problem solving and leadership skills; skills in documentation and record-keeping; basic marketing strategies; skills in conducting individual, family, and group therapy' skills in maintaining information as confidential; knowledge or standards of ethical and quality care.Work schedule: Liver Acquisition Clinic - Full-time - Monday-Friday(8:00 am-4:30 pm) This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). Tulane Medical Center is a 235+ bed teaching, research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical Center has been named a World's Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 World's Best Hospitals found in the United States. We were the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list. At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. We are equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.\nHCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Social Worker LMSW opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. 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.

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