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Social Worker (MSW) – Case Management – Full Time and Part Time

MercyOne

1 Positions

ID: 00362357 and 00363801

Posted On 06/22/2022

Job Overview

In collaboration with the care team, helps facilitate and collaborate services for the patient while admitted and post discharge. The social worker assesses the patient and family's adjustment to illness and provides psychosocial support to facilitate adjustment to the impact of illness and promote maximum benefit from health care services provided. The social worker provides assistance in transitioning the patient to the most appropriate next level of care and links patients and their families to community resources.

Opportunities available:

Full Time - 80 hours/pay period (7:30am - 4:00pm; every 3rd weekend)

Part Time - 40 hours/pay period (7:30am -4:30pm; weekend rotation)

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Adheres to the principles of caring and expected behaviors outlined in MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center's Model of Caring and Trinity Health's Code of Conduct, fostering a climate where all customers are treated in a manner consistent with MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center's Mission and Values.
2. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, Trinity Health’s Organizational Integrity Program, Standards of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.
3. Assesses, plans, evaluates and coordinates management of patient care including transition/discharge planning and utilization needs in a timely manner.
4. Displays excellent knowledge and practice of psychosocial assessment skills, including social and emotional factors, counseling for long-range health planning and decision-making, community resource planning, crisis intervention and/or short-term therapy, etc.
5. Accurately and completely documents pertinent assessments, interventions and outcomes for patients in accordance with documentation standards, policies, procedures and/or guidelines.
6. Recognizes problems, systematically gathers data, identifies/understands underlying issues, synthesizes complex issues, seeks input from others and makes difficult decisions to formulate appropriate plans of care.
7. Completes behavioral health/substance abuse assessments and makes referrals to inpatient and outpatient services as appropriate.
8. Addresses issues relating to guardianship, adoption, medical decision making, end of life and complex family systems.
9. Collaborates with the multidisciplinary team both internally and externally including physicians and other healthcare disciplines, and outside agencies regarding patient needs, length of stay management and payment issues.
10. Applies knowledge of local, state and federal programs to expedite discharge while being a good steward of healthcare resources.
11. Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.

EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
1. Education, Licensure and Certification
a. MSW from an accredited school of Social Work required.
b. Social Work licensure strongly preferred.
c. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter.

2. Experience:
a. Social Work experience in hospital or other healthcare setting preferred.

Primary Contact

1648651073371

Jane Mouring

Talent Acquisition Partner, HR

563-589-9673

Phone

Phone

Phone

Fax

Jane.Mouring2@mercyhealth.com

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Job Details

Categories

Health Care

Location

Dubuque, IA

Shift

First Shift

Job Type

Employee

Full/Part

Full Time

Benefits

Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement


Qualifications

Education

Masters

Company ID

1154

Job REQ #

00362357 and 00363801

# Positions

1

Start Date

20220622

End Date

20230622

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MercyOne

About the Company

MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. MercyOne – Dubuque has 263 beds while MercyOne – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.

MercyOne offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. MercyOne also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. MercyOne’s 1,500 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.

The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital for the fourth time in 2019.

MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersviile Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.

MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at https://www.mercyone.org/dubuque/.