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Social Worker (MSW) - Social Services

Company: Avera McKennan Hospital
Location: Canton
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care: - Avera has been named among the nation's 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture: -Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera: - Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


Join a fun team of Social Workers committed to positive outcomes for patients, and families.



Position Highlights:

  • Work with an innovative team within a caring Christian culture.
  • Collaborate with a vast team of healthcare professionals.
  • Be a vital resource to patients, and families.
  • Work with community resources/programs, as well as Medicaid/Medicare in the hospital system.
  • Work with a variety of patient concerns.

    Job Summary

    The social work is responsible to plan, organize and implement social work services to patients and families that are medically and socially complex and greater psychosocial acuity; assuring that the medically related emotional and social needs are addressed on an individual basis. - The social worker will facilitate quality care/education for patients and their families. The social worker will need skills in brief counseling to individuals and groups. - Responsible to assess needs and facilitate plans with patients/families requiring intensive discharge planning. - Maintain a current knowledge base of community agencies and resources to facilitate appropriate referrals. - The social worker provides services in a compassionate, culturally competent and tactful manner in order to help facilitate access to and provide continuity of care and patient advocacy. - Works collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team.

    Education and/or Experience

    • Master's degree from an accredited Social Work program required.


      • Licensed as a Social Worker in the State of South Dakota required.


        The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. -

        • $26.25 - $39.50 per hour


          What Makes Avera Special?

Keywords: Avera McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls , Social Worker (MSW) - Social Services, Healthcare , Canton, South Dakota

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