Lead Social Worker

Company Details

Saddle Rock


SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Hourly Wage Estimate: $32.62 – $50.00 / hour

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Lead Social Worker – Case Management


The Lead Social Worker functions as the subject matter expert in how to perform a comprehensive assessment of psychosocial and medical needs to the social workers on the Team. Will be responsible for reviewing NATE Tempo for discharge barriers and collaborate with SW/CM teams. Assists team to develop a plan of care to include identified clinical, psychosocial and discharge needs, coordinates plan of care; plan is documented in medical record; plan is communicated to appropriate clinical disciplines for patients with ELOS as directed by Director/Manager of Case Management. Works with the social work team for education, accountability, elevation of professionalism in partnership with Director and Manager of Case Management. Participates in the interdisciplinary teams at the facility as needed to offer guidance, suggestions and leads by example. Teaches social work team how to act as a liaison through effective and professional communications between and with physicians, patient/family, hospital staff and outside agencies.


  • Masters degree in Social Work (MSW) required
  • LCSW preferred
  • Case Management certification preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a healthcare setting required


Basic social worker skills including but not limited to empathy, sensitivity to cultural and ethnic diversity, advocacy, communication and crisis intervention

The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive three-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado. The Medical Center of Aurora is comprised of six campuses in Aurora and Centennial, Colo., including the Main Campus, located at Interstate 225 and Mississippi, the North Campus Behavioral Health and Wellness Center, Centennial Medical Plaza, Saddle Rock ER, Spalding Rehabilitation Hospital, Spalding Rehabilitation at P/SL, and a medical office building at Green Valley Ranch. The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, and has an affiliation with Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children as well as the Sarah Cannon Cancer Institute. The Medical Center of Aurora was named to Healthgrades 2020 America’s 250 Best Hospitals, putting TMCA in the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes. The Medical Center of Aurora is proud to be a part of the HealthONE system of hospitals.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. We offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.

Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
  • Paid Personal Leave
  • 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Identity Theft Protection discounts
  • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

An EEO/AA Employer M/F/V/D


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