Burn/Trauma Social Worker, Trauma Institute
Company: UofL Health
Posted on: May 27, 2023
We are Hiring at -
Location: University Hospital, 520 South Jackson St, Louisville, KY 40202
Shift Options: - Full Time, 1st shift
UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with seven hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 200 physician practice locations, more than 700 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and the Brown Cancer Center.
With more than 12,000 team members-physicians, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and other highly skilled health care professionals-UofL Health is focused on one mission: delivering patient-centered care to each and every patient each and every day.
As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.
The Trauma Program/Burn Program social worker provides information and referral services, counseling, needs assessments, screenings, discharge planning for special populations, and the coordination of outpatient services which meet the health-related needs of the traumatically and/or burn injured patient of all ages, adolescent (12-18 years), adult (19-65 years), and geriatric (66-older), in an acute care and outpatient setting. - The major functions include assessing, planning, coordinating, implementing, monitoring, educating, and evaluating care. - The trauma program/burn program social worker will be responsible for keeping vital data to reflect intervention impacts and will present at interdisciplinary monthly meetings as requested. The trauma program/burn program social worker identifies tools, resources, skills, and education to support trauma/burn patients with mental illness, transitional needs, and substance abuse disorders, with the ultimate goal of providing support and intervention to improve mental health and stability. The trauma program/burn program social worker interacts with physicians, residents, medical students, nursing staff, staff from other departments/services involved in patient care, as well as with providers and community agency representatives. This position is in conjunction with a multifaceted social support program for trauma patients at UofL Hospital and will be essential to our holistic care approach.
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