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Medical Social Worker I

Company: Kootenai Health
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMedical Social Worker IKootenai Health is seeking a Medical Social Worker I to join the Transitional Care Services team! Join the Kootenai Health Family and truly live, work, and play!Position Summary:Provides social work services to patients, families and identified caregivers as part of an interdisciplinary care team.Responsibilities:

  • This includes conducting psychosocial assessment, intervention and counseling with a particular emphasis on transitions of care in a healthcare setting
  • Maintains current knowledge of resources available and shares this information with patients, families and identified caregivers
  • Collaborates across the organization and with community stakeholders
  • Works under broad supervision
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field
  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function
  • Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assignedRequirements and Minimum Qualifications:
    • Masters degree in Social Work required
    • Licensure and/or certification as required by the State of Idaho; Idaho license by endorsement must be initiated by time of hire and obtained within 6 months
    • 1 year of social service experience in a health care setting or social services agency preferred
    • Knowledge of and ability to obtain community resources (information and referral, state/federal financial programs and eligibility requirements, etc.). Compliance with accepted professional standards and practicesWorking Conditions:
      • Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position
      • Typical equipment used in a clinical jobAbout Kootenai HealthKootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and healthcare benchmarks. Our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.
        • Four Time Magnet Designated since 2006 This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.
        • Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network In 2014, Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain a locally-owned and independent health care provider.
        • Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks Kootenai is consistently named one of the country's 100 Most Wired hospitals. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.
        • Three Time Great Workplace Award Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:
          • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage
          • Access to tuition reimbursement
          • 457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
          • Employee child daycare - within walking distance
          • On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
          • Robust and incentive-driven Wellness Plans
          • Full-spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
          • And much more!If you have questions, don't hesitate to get in touch with Jessica Van Driel atjvandriel@kh.orgWe look forward to getting to know you better! Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or sex.Schedule: Full Time,Daysby Jobble

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