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Social Worker I

Arkansas Children's Hospital

Arkansas Children's Hospital

Springdale, AR, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S IS A TOBACCO FREE WORKPLACE. FLU VACCINES ARE REQUIRED. ARKANSAS CHILDREN'S IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. ALL QUALIFIED APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION FOR EMPLOYMENT WITHOUT REGARD TO RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, AGE, DISABILITY, PROTECTED VETERAN STATUS OR ANY OTHER CHARACTERISTIC PROTECTED BY FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAWS.

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Work Shift:

Please see job description for details.

Time Type:

Full time

Department:

CC097200 Social Work

Summary:

Social Worker - LMSW - Weekend/Evenings availability required.

In congruence with the NASW Code of Ethics, provide competent, quality Social Work services to patients and their families. The clinician must be able to function as an independent practitioner, work under stressful conditions, demonstrate assertiveness skills, and be able to work well with others. Clinically must be able to perform quality assessments, have knowledge of family systems, demonstrate effective communication techniques, and be flexible in job responsibilities.

Additional Information:

Required Education:

Master's Degree

Recommended Education:

Required Work Experience:

Recommended Work Experience:

Required Certifications:

LMSW - Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Recommended Certifications:

LCSW - Arkansas Social Work Licensing Board

Description

1. Provides thorough clinical assessments using a biopsychosocial model to determine the needs of AC's diverse, multicultural population.

2. Communicates patient's situation and problems (including age appropriate language, cultural, religious needs/issues) with other team members.

3. Provides professional social work assistance to patients and families as related to illness, hospitalization, and other issues identified working with other health team members, families and outside agencies.

4. Makes independent assessments by utilizing information available; documents assessments according to department guidelines. As a LMSW, consults with LCSW on cases with a safety component.

5. Documents barriers to compliance or treatment recommendations, current status of patient and family's knowledge regarding medical or psychiatric condition, emotional needs and community/family resources.

6. Devises and implements appropriate therapeutic interventions and plans for patients and families that are comprehensive and outcome focused.

7. Documents continued reassessment of provision of social work services if plan indicates ongoing social work follow-up.

8. Transitions cases appropriately (including arranging for follow-up of identified social issues and indicates in documentation of appropriate plans if needed).

9. Updates documentation when plan changes

10. Maintains a 70% direct patient contact ratio in order to establish rapport with the patient and family.

11. Provides continuity of care regardless of shift parameters until appropriate transition can occur.

12. Actively participates in problem solving strategies related to patient care.

13. Seeks opportunities to improve positive social determinants of care withn and outside the Social Work Department.

14. Performs other duties as assigned.