This Social Worker role at Ridgeview Medical Center is a weekender position with the opportunity to pick-up additional shifts throughout the week. Weekend rotation will be every 6th with a yet to be determined holiday rotation. This Weekender Social Worker has the opportunity to see a variety of clients within the hospital system and emergency room settings. Qualified LGSW candidates would be eligible to receive Clinical Supervision for their LICSW. Masters prepared candidates with practical experience in a health care setting are preferred.
Purpose of Job
This position is responsible for serving as a member of an interdisciplinary team providing in-patient and out-patient social work services to patients and their families who present with losses related to illness, injury, or hospitalization. Interventions with patients include biopsychosocial assessments, group work and care conference facilitation, crisis/brief work counseling, and discharge planning through coordination of community resources.
Provides biopsychosocial assessments of patient/family situations including physical, psychological, emotional, financial, functions, and other related factors.
Documents assessment and interventions in the patient’s medical record to ensure continuity of care. Develops written care plans and evaluates outcomes for home health and hospice patients.
Assists the health care team in understanding the significance of cultural diversity, economic, emotional, and family factors in relation to the patient’s illness, treatment, recovery, or dying process.
Performs supportive counseling to assist patients/families in adjusting to disabilities, illness, loss, and bereavement.
Assists patient/family ion utilizing relevant community resources based on identified needs.
Maintains service excellence by building customer relations with patients, clients, visitors, physicians, co-workers, and community referral sources through positive relationship and consultation.
Responsible for personal and professional development to ensure current knowledge and performance in the profession/position.
Manages and performs assigned duties and departmental responsibilities in an efficient, effective, and professional manner.
Employees with a master’s degree are also required to apply clinical social work interventions to in-patient and out-patient areas.
Join an organization that seeks to enhance the lifelong health of the people it serves with a culture that nurtures the whole person- mind, body and spirit. Ridgeview is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: 6074
About Ridgeview Medical Center
Ridgeview Medical Center is an independent, nonprofit,
regional health care system serving the southwest metro
region of the Twin Cities. Its network includes three hospitals located
in Waconia, Arlington and Le Sueur-a multitude of
primary and specialty care clinics, emergency services and
specialty programs, a nursing home, independent living
apartments and Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska-a
freestanding 24/7 emergency and urgent care facility with
multispecialty clinics and services.