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Social Worker, LMSW - Benton County Dialysis Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

Washington Regional Medical Center

United States · Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

Job Details

Benton County Dialysis Center - Bentonville, AR
Full Time
Licensed in related field
Day
Social Services

Description

Washington Regional Medical System (the “System”) is our region’s only locally governed, community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system. The System includes a 425-bed acute care hospital known as Washington Regional Medical Center (the “Hospital”) which is located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Hospital is supported by the System- including primary, specialty and urgent care operations - that span across Northwest Arkansas into Harrison and Eureka Springs. Being heavily supported and invested in our community makes Washington Regional a unique employer, encouraging staff to give back to the community in which we live and work … and give back to each other.

Washington Regional Mission, Vision and Values prove to be a firm foundation and inspiration from which we fulfill our purpose.

Mission: Washington Regional is committed to improving the health of people in communities we serve through compassionate, high quality care, prevention and wellness education.

Vision: To be the leading healthcare system in Northwest Arkansas --- the best place to receive care and the best place to give care.

Values: To treat others – patients and their families, visitors, physicians, and each other – as we would want to be treated.

Position Summary

The role of the Social Worker reports to the Director, RN Clinical Services and Regulatory Affairs. This position is responsible for assisting patients and their families with personal and environmental difficulties affecting their illnesses and subsequent medical care.

Essential Position Responsibilities

  • Maintain effective working relationships with internal and external clients
  • Identify and analyze social and emotional factors underlying patient illness
  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team to perform interventions, as needed
  • Assist patient and family with procurement of resources and applicable educational material
  • Assist with discharge planning process

Qualifications

  • Education: Must be a graduate of an accredited Master of Social Work program
  • Licensure and Certifications: LMSW, required.
  • Experience: Previous experience as a social worker in an acute care setting, required.

Work Environment: This position will spend 50 % of time sitting while performing work in a standard office environment and 50% of time standing and/or walking while pushing, pulling, lifting, and/or carrying up to 50 lbs. This position will serve a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population. This position may be exposed to communicable diseases and bodily fluids.