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Social Worker

Company: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society
Location: Canton
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary Provides supportive services/counseling on healthcare and home care programs and services. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing assistance with social, emotional and economical concerns of patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers, thus enabling them to achieve or maintain an optimal level of functioning by coordinating and planning programs. Provides crisis intervention and assists families in understanding the implications and complexities of medical situations. Coordinates healthcare programs among patients/clients/residents, families/caregivers and psychosocial and healthcare teams/communities. Demonstrates knowledge of human behavior and developmental stages. Responds to suspected abuse, neglect or violence in accordance with the National Association of Social Work Code of Ethics policies and procedures alongside the appropriate state laws. Develops appropriate plan of care for patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers by obtaining resources from the social, health and human services agencies. Provides referrals, current information and/or education regarding programs and services available. Demonstrates commitment to the organization by utilizing time effectively, participating in special projects/assignments and exhibiting flexibility when necessary. Demonstrates professionalism by participating in care conferences and transitional rounding, serving as an advocate. Demonstrates efficacy in critical thinking, problem solving and decision-making. Possesses written and verbal communication skills while establishing a rapport with patients/clients/residents, families/caregivers and communities and healthcare teams/communities. Displays independent judgement. Actively participates with the healthcare teams. Depending on department may be providing social services for donors and transplant recipients. Qualifications Bachelors degree in Social Work from an accredited curriculum required. If hired prior to January 1, 2009, a bachelors degree in Social Work or another related field was acceptable. If working in Minnesota, other education accepted according to and based upon Minnesota statue. Healthcare and/or mental health hospital experience preferred. Depending on location, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment. Depending on position, may be required to possess multi-state licensure privilege. Must possess a license in good standing in state(s) of practice: In Iowa: Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW) In Minnesota: Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or other allowed credential based on Minnesota statue In North Dakota: Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) In South Dakota: Social Worker license (SW) GSS locations: Licensure or certification as a social worker in the state where the location is located, if required by State Social Work licensing board. Benefitsby Jobble Associated topics: behavioral health, clinical, clinician, counselor, disabilities, insights, mental, outpatient, rww, social service

Keywords: The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, Sioux Falls , Social Worker, Other , Canton, South Dakota

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