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Sanford Health Senior Social Worker - Hospice in Worthington, Minnesota

Job Title: Senior Social Worker | Hospice | Worthington

City: Worthington

State: MN

Department : VNA - Nursing Home & Community Based Services - Hospice General Admin - Sioux Falls

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

This is a full-time opportunity working 4 days/week, Monday-Friday, 8am-4:30pm. Travel required to Windom and Jackson. Mileage reimbursement. Travel is during working hours.

JOB SUMMARY

Displays ability to apply the knowledge and skills of advanced social work practice, responding 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.

Possesses an expert level of critical thinking and in-depth psychosocial assessments. Exhibits ability to apply complex concepts to situations. If carrying the correct licensure, may diagnose patients/clients/residents. May provide specialized counseling and support.

Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary team in providing assistance with social, emotional and economic concerns of the patients/clients/residents and families/caregivers, thus enabling them to achieve or maintain an optimal level of functioning. Utilizes appropriate age-related patient/client/resident care protocols relating to the physical and psychological needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult or geriatric patient/client/resident. May work closely with the additional clinical staff to achieve fiscally sound and timely continued planning outcomes. Possesses advanced knowledge of the principles of teamwork. Understands the impact of illness on the patient/client/resident and families/caregivers. Demonstrates knowledge and clinical experience in the psychosocial and economic management of problems commonly occurring with an illness and may provide brief therapy as appropriate. Possesses ability to work with growth and development needs of patient/client/resident populations.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Uses assigned measurements for own function or specialization. Approaches communication challenges from various angles to find the one that works. Communicates well downward, upward, and outward. Demonstrates an ability to use mindfulness for defined situations. Seeks clarification and common understanding by giving and receiving feedback, asking questions. Ensures that assumptions and received wisdom are objectively analyzed in decisions. Uses effective decision-making approaches such as consultative, command, or consensus. Establishes and maintains effective working relationship with each team member. Makes changes to the patient care plan based on patient status and progress.

QUALIFICATIONS

Masters degree in Social Work from an accredited curriculum required.

Healthcare and/or mental health hospital experience preferred.

Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) in the state of practice or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW).

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Worthington

State: MN

Job Function: Care Coordination

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD05073

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