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Sanford Health Social Worker | Case Management in Bemidji, Minnesota

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Facility: Bemidji Medical Center
Location: Bemidji, MN
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00

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.

Department Details

Position on Med Surg Ortho; 1/6 weekends; 8A-4:30P

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an accredited curriculum required. Healthcare and/or mental health hospital experience preferred. If working in Minnesota, other education accepted according to and based upon Minnesota statue.

In Minnesota:

  • Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or other allowed credential based on Minnesota statue

Licensed Social Worker (LSW) in the state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position. Depending on location, Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required within six weeks of employment.

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Job Function: Care Coordination
Req Number: R-19181
Featured: No

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