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Social Worker

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218946 - Social Worker - Bethel, AK - 13 Weeks Contract

Sigma Healthcare Staffing is currently looking for LCSW to work onsite in Bethel.

Shift : M - F, 8 hours

Summary:

  • The Licensed Clinical Medical Social Worker is responsible for the implementation of standards of care for medical social work services.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients related to the patient's illness and environment and communicates findings to the registered nurse.
  • Carries out social evaluations and plans intervention based on evaluation findings.
  • Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
  • Provides information and referral services for Organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
  • Provides information to patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Serves as liaison between patients or families/caregivers and community agencies.
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with Organization personnel to support patient care.
  • Maintains and develops contracts with public and private agencies as resources for patient and organization personnel.
  • Participates in in-service education programs.
  • Participates in the development of the total plan of care and case conferences as required.
  • Assists physician and other team members in understanding significant social and emotional factors related to health problems.
  • Participates in discharge planning.
  • Other duties as delegated by the Clinical Director/Supervisor.

Position Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • LCSW - Valid license as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) issued by the NV
  • Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • Minimum of one year's experience in healthcare.
  • Experience in a home healthcare preferred.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills.
  • Possesses and maintains current CPR certification.
  • Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state/or organization requirements and is in good working order.
  • Able to read/speak/write/translate English and Spanish and or Mandarin Cantonese fluently required.

Social Worker

Sigma Inc
Bethel, AK
Full time

Published on 05/14/2022

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