Weekend Social Worker, 4 - 10 hours shifts, other weekday shifts vary
The Licensed Social Worker is a member of the care management team and responsible for assisting in the management of the continuum of care from admission through discharge for assigned patients. The role reflects appropriate knowledge of Social Work scope of practice, current state requirements, CMS Conditions of Participation, EMTALA, Patient Bill of Rights, AB 1203 and other Federal or State regulatory agency requirements specific to the Social Work role. The Social Work team member will partner with the multi-disciplinary team utilizing best practices, relevant data and compliance with the mission/philosophy, standards, goals and core values of UAMS: Comfort, Hope, and Healing. Primary elements of the social work role include: assessment of the psychological, financial, and discharge planning needs of the patients and families, providing information, support, counseling, and referrals to other levels of care and appropriate resources for a variety of age-specific populations, including neonatal, pediatric, adolescents, adults, and geriatric.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate with experience
This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant except as provided by law. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity. The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.