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Social Worker - PT - MercyOne Dyersville(48 hours per pay period)


1 Positions


Posted On 10/20/2023

Job Overview

Employment Type:

Part time


Rotating Shift


Provides services to all age groups of patients and significant others in order to facilitate adjustment to the impact of illness and promote maximum benefit from health care services provided.  Individuals must be knowledgeable in tri-state community resources specific to health-related needs during and pursuant to hospitalization.

Customers include patients, families or significant others, medical staff, community agencies, particularly long-term care and home health agencies but including other human service providers, nursing unit personnel and directors, Quality Improvement nurses.



Adheres to the principles of caring and expected behaviors outlined in Mercy 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 Mercy Medical Center's Mission and Values. 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. Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.


Maintains a professional, collaborative work environment so as to foster a positive public image for Mercy Medical Center.  Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety, and medical information (i.e., HIPAA, Stark, etc.) Must be able to deal with the problems of others in an objective, empathetic manner. Must be able to communicate well in verbal/written manner, occasionally under stressful circumstances. Must be able to meet with patients, families, hospital and medical staff in assigned areas of the hospital. Ability to problem-solve creatively. Must maintain current knowledge/skills in the area of medical social service practice. Must be able to provide critical analysis of and input to departmental procedures, standards, and practices. Deals with hospital and public contacts in a cordial, courteous, and helpful manner. Documents assessment and interventions in a timely and logical manner.  Must be competent to provide care within assigned unit to the population described in the Unit's description of services.


Work will routinely be done within the hospital during normal office hours.  At times, the social worker will be called in for emergencies.  In an eight-hour day, employee must sit six hours, stand one hour, and walk one hour.  Job requires occasional (6-10% of work time) bending and stooping.  Job requires the ability to occasionally (6-10% of work time) lift and carry objects weighing up to 10 pounds.  Job requires use of hands for repetitive action such as simple grasping. Must be able to see at a near visual acuity level. Must be able to speak. Must be able to hear speech. Must adhere to applicable organizational requirements on an annual basis for Employee Health Directives.


Baccalaureate in Social Work required. Social Work experience in hospital preferred. Social Work licensure strongly preferred. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 5 years thereafter.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Primary Contact


Jennifer Smith and Jessica Schleuning

Talent Acquisition Partners, Human Resources

563-589-9673 or 563-589-9671




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Dubuque, IA

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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 orthopedic 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/Dyersville Medical Center is a ministry organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan. MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity.  To learn more about MercyOne and opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website