Social Worker MSW- Resource Mgmt(Fulltime/Days)
Valley Regional Medical Center - Brownsville, TX

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The Social Worker is responsible for the identification of and planning for psychosocial needs of patients, families and significant others to include the coordination of acute / post-acute services, discharge planning, and appropriate resource utilization within the hospital and the community. The Social Worker facilitates the interdisciplinary team to plan, implement and evaluate an individualized plan of care based on identified needs and available resources.
      The Social Worker implements patient safety activities to include:
      Actively seeks ways to control costs without compromising patient safety, quality of care or the services delivered
      Demonstrates knowledge of the occurrence reporting system: uses system to document and report potential patient safety issues
      Adheres to established guidelines for reporting a significant medical error or unanticipated outcome in the patient’s care which results in patient harm
      Attends in-service presentations and completes mandatory education requirements including, but not limited to, infection control, patient safety, quality improvement, MSDS, and OSHA standards
      The Social Worker advocates for patients within the guidelines of patient rights and policy and procedures of Valley Regional Medical Center. He/she supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service and participating in performance improvement efforts. The Social Worker demonstrates a commitment to teamwork and cooperation.
      The Social Worker will apply the mission, vision, and value statements of Valley Regional Medical Center in the fulfillment of social service functions and comply with hospital policies and procedures.
    • Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree in Social Work with current Texas license

      Two years experience in Social Work, preferred

      Knowledgeable of community resources

      Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships

      Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral form

      Demonstrated evidence of critical thinking, analytical and decision-making skills, and negotiation

      Demonstrated ability to collect, interpret and report data as requested

      Demonstrated ability to perform basic word processing and spreadsheet functions

      Ability to take call evening, nights and weekends

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      Founded as Valley Community Hospital in 1975, Valley Regional Medical Center proudly serves Brownsville and the surrounding communities....