Plans, organizes and provides social services to patients and families; Assesses the patient's family/social support system and identify any psychosocial/actors which may impact the patient's hospitalization or discharge; assists in the coordination of patient care through consultation with all other members of the healthcare team; and strives to identify resources that will facilitate a transition to assure completion of the continuum of care.
Master's degree in social work from accredited school.
Basic Computer Knowledge
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Previous experience in hospital or health care setting required.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Maintain current licensure (LSW or SCSW) and provide verification of the same.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.