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Social Worker

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionAre you passionate about the patient experience? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Social Worker in Case Management today with Alaska Regional Hospital.BenefitsAlaska Regional Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Come join our team as a Social Worker. We care for our community! Just last year, HCA Healthcare and our colleagues donated $13.8 million dollars to charitable organizations. Apply Today!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Social Worker in Case Management you will have the opportunity to use your knowledge and background to help our patient populations at Alaska Regional. You will be joining a collaborative team that values extraordinary patient care and dedication to one another. In this role:
    • You will assist patients and families with personal and environmental difficulties which predispose illness or interfere with obtaining maximum medical benefits.
    • You will collaborate with physicians, case managers, and other healthcare team members in patient evaluation and treatment to further their understanding of significant social and emotional factors underlying the patient's health problem.
    • You will help patient and family members through individual or group conferences to increase their desire and ability to understand, accept, and follow medical recommendations.
    • You will provide services planned to restore patients to their optimum social and health capacities.
    • You will utilize community resources to assist patients in resuming life in their community or to help them live within limits of disability.
    • You will complete psychosocial assessments and assist with discharge planning for patients.
    • You will assist the Case Management Director with leadership tasks. Qualifications:
      • Current State of Alaska LBSW license required; LMSW or LCSW preferred.
      • Case Management certification preferred.
      • 3 or more years of experience in all aspects of social services and discharge planning preferred. Experience must demonstrate a strong understanding and knowledge of Utilization Review, DRG review, and Discharge Planning.
      • Knowledge of State of Alaska law, Federal/CMS regulations, and Joint Commission standards.This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).HCA Healthcare's Alaska Regional Hospital is known for our expertise, compassion and skills. We are committed to delivering patient-centered care to every patient on every visit for our 250 plus bed facility. Year after year, Alaska Regional receives 5-star ratings for heart attack treatment, bowel obstruction treatment, and colorectal surgery.
        Based in Anchorage, Alaska Regional is located in a thriving community offering plenty of opportunities to capitalize on the Alaskan lifestyle. Alaska offers some of the most incredible scenic beauty around the world which draws visitors year-round who come for a vacation and end up making Alaska home.
        We are part of the HCA Healthcare network - which includes more than 300 affiliate facilities across the country - offering our colleagues the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA Healthcare and Alaska Regional are inspired by our mission to care for and improve human life to create a positive impact in our community.
        HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "The great hospitals will always put the patient and the patient's family first, and the really great institutions will provide care with warmth, compassion, and dignity for the individual."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

        HCA Healthcare Co-Founder If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Social Worker opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Anchorage , Social Worker, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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