• Liver Transplant/Addiction Social Worker

    Requisition ID 2018-1947
    Department
    PAH KIDNEY PROCUREMENT
    Facility
    PAH-PORTER ADVENTIST HOSPITAL
    Location
    US-CO-Denver
    Shift
    Days
    Work Type
    Full-Time
    FTE
    1.00
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to Centura Health – the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options and possibility where you can chart the direction and flow of your career. Welcome to the freedom to believe in what you believe, and welcome to a family guided by shared values and a commitment to extending the healing ministry of Christ. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams and overflowing community. And welcome to wholeness of mind, body and spirit. Welcome to Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more. This is the heartbeat of our organization and your time will be spent in a supportive, team environment with resources to help you flourish and leaders who care about your success.

     

    The transplant social worker provides comprehensive social work services to patients and families through all phases of transplant—from date of initial referral through transplant hospitalization and for the duration of the post-transplant period. As a member of a transplant team, the social worker provides patient education and emotional support, is responsible for referrals to community agencies, coordinates patient care with other team members, and assists with concrete services. Assesses the patient’s physical, psychosocial, cultural and spiritual needs. Assists in the coordination of appropriate services, resources and referrals. Advocates and provides support to patients and families who are having difficulty coping effectively with changing medical conditions. These individuals are necessary and critical in the assessment of transplant patient candidacy. As such, their evaluations and recommendations can be determinant as to whether a patient is listed for a chance at life-saving therapy or denied the opportunity.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • Graduate of Accredited Master’s in Social Work Program.
    • Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker (CCTSW), preferred.
    • Previous transplant experience is, preferred.
    • 2 years of social work experience in a hospital or health care setting.
    • 5 years Social Work experience; preferably in a clinical setting.
    • Previous experience in acute care, homecare and long-term facility care experience, preferred.
    • Third party payment systems, Medicare/Medicaid programs, preferred.
    • Knowledge of discharge planning and care management.
    • Knowledge of state and federal governmental agencies’ roles as they relate to healthcare.
    • Knowledge of Mandatory reporting requirements.
    • Maintain professional licensure available to social work healthcare practitioners in the practice locale.
    • Special requirement: LCSW required

    Physical Requirements - Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

     

    Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care and advanced robotic surgery, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgical patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: 100 Greatest Hospitals in America by Becker's Hospital Review for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); named as one of the top two hospitals in Colorado by U.S. News and World Report; recipient of the Healthgrades Distinguished Hospital Award-Clinical Excellence for 3 years in a row (2015-2017); one of Healthgrades America's 100 Best Hospitals for Joint Replacement for 2 years in a row (2016-2017), and many others.

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