Registered Nurse (RN) Social Worker - PRN

Location
Overland Park, KS
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 25, 2019
Closes
Jul 05, 2019
Ref
09723-57136
Specialty
Community Health
Contract Type
Permanent
Description
SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Come be a part of the Menorah Team! Menorah Medical Center , a 175-bed, acute care hospital located on the corner of 119th and Nall in Overland Park, serves our community's healthcare needs by providing compassionate care and some of the most advanced treatment options available in the Kansas City area. MMC has a comprehensive medical staff with more than 600 physicians who offer exceptional experiences and extraordinary medicine for adults, newborns, children and teens.

Responsibilities:

The Social Worker will monitor the patient referral throughout the hospital stay to ensure the appropriate environment of care. The role of the Social Worker is to provide financial and supportive counseling to patients in accordance with state and federal standards of care and Managed Care partners. The Social Worker will assure that medically related, emotional, psychological and social needs of the patients are met/maintained on an individual basis by collaborating with patients, families, and/or significant others and the interdisciplinary team. Options will be explored and appropriate arrangements made in order to pursue a discharge plan that will meet health care needs. The Social Worker will perform these duties under the direction of the Director of Continuum of Care

Qualifications

Qualifications:

Education: Graduate of an accredited school with Masters Degree in Social Work

Licensure/

Certifications: Must be licensed in the state of Kansas. Must be mature, independent, and able to relate well to patients, their families and/or significant others, as well as physicians, nurses, ancillary personnel and community agencies. Must have knowledge of community resources relating to health care needs.

Experience: Two years hospital experience in Social Work/ Discharge Planning

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