The Hospital Recovery Coordinator will function as a liaison between Harris Health Systems and Harris County Public Health-Hospital Violence Interruption Program (HVIP). The Hospital Recovery Coordinator will facilitate the collaborative multidisciplinary process of therapeutic case management encompassing trauma-informed care, assessments, and planning to empower patients hospitalized due to violent intentional injuries. The Hospital Recovery Coordinator will be responsible for the provision of intensive crisis intervention, ongoing advocacy, and case management to victims and survivors of violent intentional injury and their families/support network during hospitalization. The Hospital Recovery Coordinator will identify options and advocate for services to meet the patient's and family's comprehensive needs in collaboration with Violence Interruption staff, in efforts to prevent future hospitalizations. The SWCM I participates in quality improvement activities, exemplifies professionalism, and promotes a customer-friendly environment by utilizing ServiceFIRST behaviors in interactions with patients, families, and staff members.
Degree: a) Bachelor's Degree b) Master's Degree in Social Work
Licensure/Certification: a. License in Social Work: Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
Work Experience: a) One (1) Year Work Experience: Experience in working in a health care setting required. Experience working in a violence prevention/intervention program, preferred.
Communication Skills: a) Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) b) Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking) c) Writing/Correspondence d) Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: a) PC b) MS Word c) MS Excel
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: a) analytical abilities b) Medical Terminology Knowledge c) Statistical Knowledge and Abilities
Work Schedule: a) Flexible b) Eligible for Telecommute
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.