Licensed Social Worker

Kindred Healthcare Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Social Worker ' SAU! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period.

Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.

The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Social Worker - SAU.

Summary:

Provides services to respond to the emotional needs of patients and their families. Provides psychosocial assessments, intervention, and/or treatment and discharge planning to patients and families to assist them in coping with their hospitalization, illness, diagnosis, and/or life situation and meet the continuing needs of patients post hospitalization.

Assists patients and families to resolve personal financial and environmental difficulties which interfere with the care management process. Provides crisis intervention, individual and family therapy where skilled social work judgment is required. Directs access to appropriate community and adjunct resources that foster improved quality of life. May also assist with patient admission and referrals.

Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.

Licenses/Certification:

  • Current state license in state of practice.

Experience:

  • 1 year experience in long-term or sub-acute care.

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Licensed Social Worker

Kindred Healthcare