Fairview Health Services

  • Social Worker

    Job Locations US-MN-Maplewood
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 1:52 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-28771
    Profession
    Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)
    Speciality
    Social Services/Spiritual Care/Case Mgmt
    Location
    HealthEast Clinic-Maplewood
    Shift
    day
    Hours per 2 weeks
    80
    Department
    Maplewood Clinic
  • Responsibilities/Job Description

    Completes mental health assessments and crisis evaluations upon request. Participates in care conferences with clinicians, patients and families. Assists patients and families with counseling, planning and coordination of services and community resources.
     
    • Evaluates psychosocial information (including social, psychosocial, emotional, financial, and other related factors). Identifies and utilizes all information (medical/nursing needs, social work knowledge base, disease process) to assess the patients psychosocial situation.
    • Documents assessment and evaluation according to HealthEast procedures. Documents information in the patients medical record to ensure communication of patients psychosocial needs.
    • Performs supportive counseling to assist patient/families in adjusting to disability and illness and for realistic planning and care. Acts as a patient advocate and liaison.
    • Partners with multiple geographically dispersed, clinic based Healthcare Home teams to provide social work expertise and support.
    • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings and/or agency care conferences and family conferences to resolves problems.
    • Assists patient/family in utilizing appropriate community resources.
      Responsible for tracking, reporting, and meeting the requirements for the 1 hour of 1:1 and group supervision provided per month.
    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements.
    • Performs other responsibilities as needed/assigned.

    Qualifications

    Requirements:

    • 4 years experience working with health care plans or clinic systems in a health care environment required. Previous experience working in a primary care clinic setting preferred. Previous experience working with diverse populations and families preferred.
    • Master's Degree in Social Work
    • Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)
    • Prefer Licensed Independent Clincial Social Worker (LICSW)

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