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Social Worker I-IPCM, FT

Company: Mercy Careers
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 1, 2024

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."


The Care Management model provides effective transition planning and length of stay oversight while encompassing quality patient care, patient safety, and financial components; promotes integration of a seamless care model; coordinates patient throughput; encourages healthcare team collaboration and coordination as evidenced by metrics; and optimizes performance and adoption of best practice.

The Social Worker, as part of the Care Management team, facilitates the discharge planning process from admission to discharge in collaboration with the healthcare team. In addition, the Social Worker may intervene with patients who have complex or high-risk psychosocial needs as assigned. The Social Worker performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with the Mercy mission, values, and Service Standards.



Master's in Social Work


0-2 years experience in acute care hospital setting


BLS (CPR) at hire date, required, or within 90 days of hire

Other Skills & Knowledge

Strong verbal and written communication

Strong assessment, time management, and critical thinking skills

Interacts effectively with a variety of people and situations at all levels of the organization

The assessment, care, and treatment will be consistent with the specific age-related needs of the patient. Including neonatal/infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric adult patients

Skills and knowledge of human behavior and clinical aspects of medical Social Work

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 32 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.

Keywords: Mercy Careers, Fort Smith , Social Worker I-IPCM, FT, Healthcare , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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