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Social Worker - LSW

Company: Fairview Health Services
Location: Hibbing
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewSign on Bonus AvailableUnder 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. This position will provide coverage in outpatient settings, primarily with Medical and Radiation Oncology.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. + Functions with supervisor to provide counseling to individuals, families, and groups to alleviate emotional distress, and facilitate adaptive behavior.QualificationsRequired: + Social worker with current Minnesota licensure at the LSW level. + Requires a Bachelors level degree in social work or related field from an accredited college or university. + Minimum of 1 year experience. + 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.Need help finding the right job?We can recommend jobs specifically for you! _Fairview Range is a family of medical providers based in Hibbing, and includes Fairview Range Medical Center, Fairview Mesaba Clinics (with locations in Hibbing, Nashwauk and Mountain Iron), home care, hospice and a medical supply provider. Fairview Range offers more than 60 medical services, including ENT, surgery, urology, occupational therapy, cardiac rehabilitation, radiation therapy, sleep lab, sports medicine and obstetrics/gynecology._ _Through Fairview Range, you are connected to the most comprehensive health care network in northeastern Minnesota. We bring the finest physicians and caring staff together with the latest technology, newest equipment and facilities in the region._ _EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status._Job Locations_US-MN-Hibbing_Requisition Post Information: Posted Date_6 months ago_ _(11/6/2020 11:50 AM)__Requisition ID__2020-63711__Profession__Patient Care (Non Nursing)__Speciality__Social Services/Spiritual Care/Case Mgmt__Location__Fairview Range Medical Center Hibbing, MN__Shift__day__Hours per 2 weeks__80__Department__947 - Social Service_

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