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Social Worker (MSW)

Company: Avera Health
Location: Aberdeen
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:# The NASW Standards of Social Work Practice in Health Care Settings are exemplified within this Job Description.# The social worker provides medical social casework to a wide array of patients, ranging from the newborn to the advanced geriatric patient.# The main focus of the social worker is to assist in meeting the psychosocial/continuum of care needs of the patient and family to ensure optimum functioning.# In addition to direct care services, the social worker shall have duties of consultation, education, policy and program planning, continuous quality improvement tasks, advocacy, and liaison with the community.# The MSW is expected to have a larger percentage of macro/indirect functions than the BSW social worker.# The MSW is also expected to manage referrals that are significantly high-risk and problem-proned. # Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and possesses the ability to respond to specific issues and data reflective of the patient/customer#s status.# Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care for the population served in the department. # Education # Experience:# Masters degree in social work#preferred from a program accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Three years experience in social work is preferred.# Healthcare social work experience is strongly desired. Licensure # Certifications:# # Valid Driver#s License. Current license to practice in the state of#South Dakota#at the LCSW level. #

Keywords: Avera Health, Fargo , Social Worker (MSW), Other , Aberdeen, North Dakota

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