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Social Worker - Population Health

Company: Mercy
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

We re a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals - careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its "Top 100 Places to Work." Overview: The Social Worker I - Population Health, as part of the Population Health team, intervenes with patients who have medical needs. In addition, the Social Worker I offers crisis intervention to patients and families and coordinates and facilitates the development of a discharge plan of care. This role receives referrals for individuals from at-risk populations from interdisciplinary team members (including physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners and other members of the care team). The Social Worker I performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mercy mission, values, and Service Standards. Qualifications:

  • Education Bachelor s Degree in social work or health related field, or licensed social worker with related experience. Licensure Licensure in Social Work in the state of employment Experience Two to five years clinical experience with supervisory skills essential. Certification/Registration BLS (CPR) at hire date, required, or within 90 days of hire Licensure Current license in Social Work, master s level or above, in the state of employment. Experience Minimum 2 years experience in acute care hospital setting, adult experience preferred Certification/Registration BLS (CPR) at hire date, required, or within 90 days of hire Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • Good oral and written communication and facilitation skills.
  • Good assessment, time management, & critical thinking skills.
  • Good record keeping & computer skills.
  • Ability to assess, care and treat patients be consistent with their specific age-related needs.
  • Skills and knowledge of human behavior and clinical aspects of medical Social Work.
  • Ability to interact effectively with a variety of people and situations at all levels of the organization. We Offer Great Benefits: Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period! We re bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care. At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We re expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all. What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy? Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We re also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. social worker, social work, lpc, lmsw, lcsw, licensed, population health, fort smith, arkansas, therapist, mercy, clinic
    Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Keywords: Mercy, Fort Smith , Social Worker - Population Health, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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