#SOCIA27295

Social Worker MSW

2021-01-07
  • Organization

  • Medical Center of South Arkansas Medical Center of South Arkansas

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Assesses patients and their families to develop and implement a Discharge Plan that meets the patient and family’s medical, social, and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists patients and families to understand the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Must be able to communicate and serve as a liaison with multiple disciplines and ancillary providers. Uses experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Must be able to work with patients throughout the life span. Reports to Director of Case Management. Arkansas Social Work License and Social Work experience required. MSW with LMSW or LCSW preferred. BSW with LSW and related experience will be considered.

Assesses patients and their families to develop and implement a Discharge Plan that meets the patient and family’s medical, social, and emotional needs. Provides crisis intervention and assists patients and families to understand the implications the implications and complexities of the medical situation and its impact on lifestyle. Must be able to communicate and serve as a liaison with multiple disciplines within the hospital setting and ancillary providers. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. Must be able to work with patients throughout the life span. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Reports to the Director of Case Management. Arkansas Social Work License and experience in the Social Work field required. MSW with LMSW or LCSW preferred but BSW with LSW and related experience will be considered. Occasional on-call.

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