Since 1974, Del Sol Medical Center has provided quality healthcare to El Paso and the surrounding region. As the only full-service, acute care hospital in East El Paso with a Level II Trauma designation in Emergency Services, we continue to expand our services to meet the growing needs of our tri-state community, providing special expertise in Cardiology, Maternity & Child Services, a Level III NICU, a Center of Excellence designation for our Bariatric Clinic and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, and a newly renovated 32-bed Rehabilitation Hospital.
The physicians, nurses and staff at our 350-bed hospital are committed to providing the highest quality care with compassion and integrity.
The Social Worker, a member of the multidisciplinary team, assists in patient care cases identified as difficult or problematic with regard to the physical, social financial or discharge issues of the patient and/or family.
Identifies patients at risk or requiring assistance of the social worker through referral from the interdisciplinary team or interdisciplinary patient care conferences.
Communicates both verbally and in writing with the interdisciplinary team, the social, financial or discharge needs of the patient and/or family.
Collaborates with the interdisciplinary team to develop a plan of care and discharge plan.
Appropriately identifies difficult/problematic cases for discussion with the Director and interdisciplinary patient care conferences.
Identifies and utilizes appropriate community resources to meet patient discharge and continuity of care needs.
Participates in department quality improvement activities by identifying improvement needs, collecting data, and implementing plan.
Develops and facilitates support groups.
Identifies, assesses, and intervenes with patients and families needing psycho-social intervention
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES PREFERRED
Reads and writes using basic English grammar, bilingual skills English/Spanish.
Ability to listen, empathize and respond to patient, family, internal and external partners needs.
Basic computer skills.
Proficient skills in collecting and retrieving data from medial records and other information sources.
Effectively applies data retrieved from the medical record to the review process.
Document in a uniform and legible manner.