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Social Worker-BSW

Hickory, North Carolina

Req ID 7469-9153 Post Date Mar. 28, 2024 CategoryProfessional - Clinical FacilityFrye Regional Medical Center
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Job Summary

Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Frye Regional Medical Center, located in the beautiful foothills of North Carolina is a 355-bed acute care hospital, 81-bed Behavioral Health facility and more than 70 primary and specialty care providers.

 

Essential Functions

  • Interviews and assesses patients and/or patient's family, caregivers, and/or legal representatives.
  • Determines, prioritizes, provides and/or arranges for needed internal and external services/interventions.
  • Participates in case reviews to evaluate case management and progress. Consults with healthcare team members to promote, monitor, and evaluate compliance with patient's treatment plan.
  • Assists with discharge planning and processes. Identifies appropriate resources, including transportation, housing, healthcare, and social/spiritual services, and provides referrals as part of the discharge plan.
  • Supervises and/or trains new staff, students, and interns.
  • Performs Medicaid screenings as indicated for NHP.
  • Assists patients with Safety Net applications when needed.

Benefits - Wide range of benefits options!

  • Here at Frye, you choose your own Medical, Dental, and Vision plans from a variety of competitive options that give you the coverage that best fits your needs.
  • HSA
  • 401(K) retirement plan contributions
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Prescription Assistance with OptumRx
  • Income protection programs for the entire family such as life insurance, Short/Long-term Disability, and Identity Theft.
  • Employee Assistance program at no cost to you to provide emotional, legal, financial, and daily life support for your entire household. Services are available 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • Free travel and entertainment discount program to ensure you enjoy your time away from work.

 

Why join our team?

Frye Regional Medical Center employs more than 1500 professional and clinical staff. Our medical center is a 355-bed acute care facility which offers a broad array of inpatient and outpatient care. Frye Regional Medical Center is dedicated to providing patients with a full range of services to meet the healthcare needs of our community. We believe our employees are our most valuable assets in accomplishing this goal and we have made great strides to ensure employee satisfaction. If you are passionate about changing lives, we are looking for you!


Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work required
  • Maaster's Degree preferred

Certifications

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran
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