El Dorado – Tucson, AZ
Cornerstone Healthcare Group
Cornerstone Healthcare Group, based in Dallas, Texas, was founded in 1990 and provides excellent healthcare services to our patients, residents and their families.
Our employees make a difference, join us so you can too! We pride ourselves on our quality of care, responsive service, and commitment to excellence. We treat each employee, patient and resident like we would a member of our own family, and measure our success by the direct impact we have on improving the quality of life for our employees, patients and residents.
The Social Worker is responsible for assessment of patient/family psychosocial needs, planning, implementing, procuring services for and evaluating outcomes for patients ranging in age from 18 years to geriatric in a behavioral healthcare setting. Responsibilities include providing psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, services coordination along the continuum of care and counseling to patients and families. Participates in functions to coordinate the care of patients with all health team members throughout the facility. Integrates Social Services within the hospital’s primary functions in a manner that contributes to the provision of comprehensive health care and achievement of quality cost effective outcomes.
Ability to project a professional image.
Knowledge of regulatory standards and compliance requirements and hospital policies and procedures.
Working knowledge and ability to apply professional standards of practice in job situations.
Strong organizational and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of computer and software applications used in job functions (order entry, data entry).
Persons who have been found guilty by a court of law of abusing, neglecting, or mistreating individuals in a health care related setting are ineligible for employment in this position.
Education and/or Experience:
Master’s degree in social work with a specialization in Social Work.
One (1) year experience in all aspects of social services with an emphasis in psychiatry is preferred.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
CPR certification and de-escalation training required prior to any patient contact and must be maintained throughout employment.