Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Clinical Social Worker - MSW

Location
Jamestown, ND
Salary
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Posted
Mar 22, 2018
Ref
1196
Industry
Healthcare
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
Overview

Casual position working as needed. Days of work are variable Monday - Friday with variable hours from 8 am - 4:30 pm. Masters prepared social worker to oversee the overall operations of the social work services for a home health and hospice agency. Will provide supervisory visits and chart review of social service documentation. Will see home health and hospice patients on an as needed basis. Will provide support and direction to the department manager regarding social services. A background check is required.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in meeting the psychosocial and spiritual needs of each patient, family, and significant others as appropriate or necessary in coping with the effects of illness, disability, treatment, or hospital stay. The specific services include:
  • Individual, family, and group services designed to improve functioning and reduce the psychosocial and spiritual problems of patients.
  • Contribution to an environment designed to enhance positive self-image of patients and preserve their human dignity
  • Provides work services to Home Health and Hospice clients, families, and significant others.
  • Advocate patient rights and self-determination.
  • Assist patients, families, and others as necessary or appropriate in finding and utilizing financial, legal, mental health, and other community resources.
  • Refer patients to appropriate and available community program and services as needed.
  • Deals with all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) and is in direct contact with others at all times.
  • Participation in patient care management including the following:
  • Assessment of patient's psychosocial and spiritual needs.
  • Development of a plan of intervention.
  • Documentation of results of interventions.
  • Maintains competency and social work license.
  • Assures necessary competencies and education of staff
  • Attends educational programs.
  • Documents attendance.
  • Participates in the Performance Improvement of the Social Services Department.
  • Prepares statistical reports and special studies as assigned.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Promotes a cooperative work environment to assure inter/intra-departmental and agency working relationships are harmonious. Participates as a member of the health care team and promotes inter/intra-departmental cooperation.
  • Provides social work services to Home Health and Hospice clients, families and significant others.
  • Provides social work services to Employee Assistance clients
  • Participates in planning for educational programs and informal instruction of other personnel to enhance understanding of psychosocial aspects of health care delivery.
  • Promotes open communication.


Qualifications

Current ND licensure in Social Work. Work requires a professional level of knowledge in Social Work which is acquired by completing a college masters degree program.

A minimum of 12 months of Social Service experience is preferred.

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