The Social Worker plans, organizes and provides social services to patients and families. They assess the patient's family/social support system and identify any psychosocial/actors which may impact the patient's hospitalization or discharge. They assist in the coordination of patient care through consultation with all other members of the healthcare team. They strive to identify resources that will facilitate a transition to assure completion of the continuum of care. This position requires the full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the Mission of CHRISTUS Good Shepherd Hospital. It is expected that the associate demonstrate behavior consistent with the Core Values.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.