Social Worker, Medical-Msw (Full Time) - 8033

St. Mary's Medical Center Home Health Services, LLC Huntington , WV 25706

Posted 4 months ago

Education Requirements Minimum of Master's Degree (MSW) from an approved school of Social Work and/or equivalent Master's education recognized by the State of West Virginia Social Work Board; maintains Social Work licensure (MSW). Description

Under the supervision of the Department Leader or authorized designee, the Medical Social Worker, in collaboration with the clinical team and medical provider, provides patient and family advocacy, discharge planning coordination and psychosocial intervention for the high risk inpatient. The Social Worker strives to promote patient and family wellness, improved care outcomes and access to appropriate hospital and community resources amount a patient population with complex health needs.

Position Requirements Have a minimum of one (1) year clinical Social Work experience, community based and/or Hospital based required. Verbal ability, assertiveness and diplomacy to deal with position requirements.

Must be able to understand/communicate medical terminology. Produce and discern appropriate

documentation in medical charts and competent to review medical documentation from other

disciplines. Record and keep statistical information. Consistently maintains

professionalism in contacts with patients, families, clinical staff and outside agency

representatives. BCLS required.

Location St.

Marys Medical Center About the Organization Thank you for considering St.

Mary's Medical Center for employment opportunities. St.

Mary's Medical Center's tradition of care began on November 6, 1924, when eight Pallottine Missionary Sisters opened a 35-bed hospital. These pioneer Sisters adopted the motto, "The Love of Christ Impels Us," thereby creating a strong foundation for their dedication and hard work.Throughout the past 90 years, thousands of lay people -- employees, physicians and volunteers -- have joined the Pallottine Missionary Sisters to bring quality health care to the people of the Tri-State.

Today, St.

Mary's is the largest medical facility in the region and the Tri-State's largest healthcare employer with more than 2,800 employees. Its Regional Heart Institute, Regional Cancer Center, Regional Neuroscience Center and ER/Level II Trauma Center provide advanced care to the people of the tri-state region.

Our values of Compassion, Hospitality, Reverence, Interdependence, Stewardship and Trust reflect our beliefs and are the guiding principles for all our actions. Advanced medical care delivered with compassion is the hallmark of St.

Mary's tradition. Department 8033 - CARE MANAGEMENT

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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