Behavioral Health Social Worker (PT)

  • HCA
  • North Richland Hills, TX, USA
  • Feb 15, 2018

Job Description

Job Code: 00444-99158


Days (rotating weekends)

The Social Worker will evaluate the psychosocial needs of patients and family support systems and will coordinate appropriate discharge plans for identified patient populations. The Social Worker acts as a liaison between the facility and resources external to the organization. He/she will facilitate implementing timely discharge plans and facilitate follow-up to anticipated post-acute interventions identified in the plan of care. The Social Worker will provide crisis intervention and support. The Social Worker will assist the Case Manager in facilitating patient movement across the continuum of care and will identify and track barriers to patient throughput.

Education :
Bachelor's or Master of Social Work with current state licensure: BLSW, LMSW, or LCSW.

Experience :
Three years Social Work experience; acute care case management experience, preferred
Certification in Social Work or Case Management, preferred

Last Edited: 02/13/2018