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Job Summary: Responsible for providing social services and assisting with discharge planning functions for PRMC, its' Rural Health Clinics, and Pratt Rehabilitation & Residence Center. Provides consultation services to other facilities as directed. Provides, coordinates and facilitates social services and patient discharge planning in collaboration with other health care professionals during hospitalization. May be required to assist with ED visits and/or clinic visits on an as needed basis. Supports the physician and interdisciplinary team in facilitating social services and patient discharge planning. Works with organizing services across provider lines, between people, and systems to affect optimal patient outcomes. Works closely with utilization management to determine appropriateness of admission, level of care and continued stay. Provides individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family care givers, providing patient education and counseling, and making referrals for other services.
Job Qualifications: Master (MSW) or Bachelors (BSW) in social work from a university or college accredited school of social work. Three (3) to five (5) years experience in a community of health care setting. Masters degree preferred.
Benefits/Compensation: Competitive wages and excellent fringe benefit program. Salary commensurate with experience.
Rotating weekend call.
Internal Number: 634
About Pratt Regional Medical Center
Dedicated to being Simply the Best! Pratt Regional Medical Center provides excellent and compassionate healthcare. PRMC is a progressive medical center serving south central Kansas and the panhandle of Oklahoma. Come join us to be part of the excitement that is PRMC! We recently completed up a major building project which provides our employees a wonderful place to work. PRMC employs only the best people and with the building completion our staff will have the best of both worlds!