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Social Worker - Case Management - PRN

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Social Worker Case Management – St. Vincent’s Birmingham
  • PRN
Why Join Ascension:
 
In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.
 
St. Vincent’s Birmingham Hospital:
St. Vincent’s Birmingham is located downtown, and it has over 400 beds and provides space for many physician offices.  We are currently in a large renovation project to create more patient rooms and waiting areas. St. Vincent’s provides care for many patients within the downtown area and surrounding communities.   Known for our Birth Suites and Ortho Sports service line, St. Vincent’s has a strong reputation in the Birmingham as the hospital of choice for many services and the hospital is easy to get to from any location.

St. Vincent’s Birmingham (Downtown)
  • Largest faith-based, not for profit hospital in Birmingham.
  • Currently renovating hospital rooms and waiting areas.
  • Expansion of our parking decks to accommodate patients and employees.
  • Free parking for our associates.
  • Several satellite parking lots available with free shuttle service to the hospital.
  • Friendly family environment.
  • “Where Babies are Born!”
  • World renowned Andrews Sports Medicine Orthopedic Center.
  • Downtown location appeals to those that love city life, just minutes from great restaurants, entertainment, historical sites and affordable housing.
  • Skilled staff that care about the patients and each other.
 
 
 
Social Services:
 
St. Vincent’s Hospital’s Social Work Services department helps patients and families cope with and adapt to changes brought about by illness and hospitalization. Our medical social workers are also available to coordinate discharge plans, including nursing home placement and home health care.
 
 What you will do:
 
As a Case Management Social Worker with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to coordinate the overall interdisciplinary plan of care for patient, from admission to discharge.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Creates plan for care across the continuum, integrating patient/family preferences and values.
  • Monitors patient care through assessments, evaluations and/or patient records.
  • Advocates for resources and removal of barriers.
  • Maintains ongoing dialog with supervisor and other health providers to ensure effective implementation of health plan.
  • Acts as a resource for adequate medical record documentation, appropriateness of services as they relate to diagnoses, and treatment options for post-discharge care.
What you will need:
 
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
Required Credential(s):
One or more of the following:
  • Clinical Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
Education:
Diploma 
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate degree, or Technical degree required
Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Clinical Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Counselor obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Social Worker obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date. 
      • Social Worker credentialed from the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners obtained within 3 Months (90 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 
  • Preferred Credential(s):
    • Case Manager credentialed from the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC). 
Education:
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required
Work Experience:
  • Acute care Social work experience preferred
Preferred Experience:
  • 1-3 years’ experience as a social worker
  • MSW Strongly Preferred
 
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  
E-Verify (link to E-verify site) 
 
 
 
 
 
Job ID: 366295
Category: Social Services
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents Birmingham
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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