Award Winning Health Care: Avera has been named among the nation's 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America's Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.
Culture: Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.
You Belong at Avera: Competitive pay, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.
Join a fun team of Social Workers committed to positive outcomes for patients, and families.
- The position is casual/fill in as needed.
- Work with an innovative team within a caring Christian culture.
- Collaborate with a vast team of healthcare professionals.
- Be a vital resource to patients, and families.
- Work with community resources/programs, as well as Medicaid/Medicare in the hospital system.
- Work with a variety of patient concerns.
The Social Worker serves as an important component of the clinical care teams. He/she is responsible for the planning, organization and implementation of social work services to patients and families in the clinic setting, assuring that medically related emotional and social needs are addressed on an individual basis for the patient. The Social Worker is responsible to assess needs of patients facing chronic illness and facilitate plans with patient/family to promote effective care. He/she will maintain a current knowledge base of available community agencies and resources to facilitate appropriate referrals.
Education and/or Experience
- Master's degree in Social Work from an accredited Social Work Program required.
- Current Social Work license in the state of South Dakota required.
- Current Social Work license in the state of Iowa, Nebraska, Minnesota or North Dakota may be required depending on the service area. If required, must obtain within 90 days of being placed in the position or of the requirement.
- This position requires a valid driver's license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.
The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
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