Fairview Health Services Social Worker - (EX) 947 in Hibbing, Minnesota

Overview

This is a flex position, with a 0.5 to 0.7 FTE or 40-56 hours per pay period.

Under the direction of the director/supervisor the social worker provides discharge planning tools coordinating resources, and seamless transitions of care to families, individuals and groups. The social Worker complies with required standards for medical/legal responsibilities, and serves as a resource to other allied and administrative staff within the Section of Social Work and the Department of Nursing.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Continuously improves processes and services that support patient care, education, and research.

  • Fosters teamwork, personal responsibility, integrity, innovation, trust, and communication.

  • Adheres to high standards of personal and professional conduct.

  • Maintains and enhances professional/competency skills.

  • Performs a psychosocial assessment that reflects knowledge of illness and psychosocial issues.

Qualifications

Required:

  • Social worker with current Minnesota licensure at the LSW level.

  • Requires a Bachelor’s level degree in social work or related field from an accredited college or university.

  • Minimum of 1 year experience.

  • Licensure at the LSW level from the Minnesota Board of Social Work or ability to obtain within 6 months.

  • Strong human relation skills are needed to interact with patients, patient's family members, consultants, residents, hospital personnel, community agencies, and other resources.

  • Must also have the ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written form.

Preferred:

  • Three to five years previous work experience in the clinical setting.

  • Master's Degree in Social Work preferred.

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Requisition ID 2018-27351

Profession Patient Care (Non Nursing)

Speciality Social Services/Spiritual Care/Case Mgmt

Location Fairview Regional Medical Center – Hibbing, MN

Shift day/evening

Hours per 2 weeks 40-56

Department 947 - Social Service