Social Worker | Social Services Sioux Falls

Sanford Health

Job Description


Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

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Facility: Central Patient Building

Location: Sioux Falls, SD

Address: 1305 W 18th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, USA

Shift: Varies

Job Schedule: PRN

Weekly Hours: Varies

Department Details

We are looking for a skilled social worker to work with patients and families throughout the hospital - children's through adults. This PRN position has a regular schedule of every other Sunday, with additional weekday PRN shifts as available.

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

Bachelor?s degree in Social Work from an accredited curriculum required. If hired prior to January 1, 2009, a bachelor?s degree in Social Work or another related field was acceptable. 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 South Dakota:

  • Social Worker license (SW)

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordhealth.jobs/benefits .

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resum] .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Job Function: Care Coordination

Req Number: R-33008

Featured: No


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