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Social Worker, MSW

Company: SSM Health
Location: Monroe
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The schedule for this position will be four 10-hour shifts per week, and the start time is typically 6:30 am. The typical day off is Wednesday or Thursday, and the team works together to ensure each of the team members are each taking a different day off (2 social workers are required to work each day).

This position will not be required to work holidays, weekends, or on-call.

The primary responsibility of this position is discharge planning, therefore hospital discharge planning experience is very helpful.

We are open to considering new graduate RN's for this position if the new grad has some clinical experience/exposure with hospital discharge planning.
Provides social work assistance to patients and families as related to social determinants of health. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
May consult with members of the multi-disciplinary team in liaison with community resources to support the patient's treatment.
Assists patients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare, and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the patient with his/her needs.
Active participant with other members of the team regarding opportunities for improvement in standard work.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
Master's degree in Social Work

EXPERIENCE
No experience required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Frequent reaching, sitting, standing and walking.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more).
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, climbing, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Occasional use of vision to identify and distinguish colors.
Occasional driving.
Rare repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements and squatting.

Keywords: SSM Health, Rockford , Social Worker, MSW, Healthcare , Monroe, Illinois

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