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Providence Medical Social Worker - Social Services *1.0, Days, Up To $10,000 Hiring Bonus* in Kodiak, Alaska

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Medical Social Worker - Social Services at Providence Kodiak Medical Center

Provide a wide verity of administrative and clerical support to the Social Service department and other departments in accordance with Providence philosophy, objectives, polices procedures and standards. The Medical Social Worker is responsible for identify and resolve the medically related social and emotional needs of the resident, patient, and client. Fills in as needed for the Medical Social Work Manager to include attending acute discharge planning meetings and swing bed resident care conferences and provides input as to patients financial concerns, discharge needs and plans.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work

  • Current Social Worker license with the State of Alask

  • If employee has worked under the Social Worker title for Providence since 2001, licensure is not required

  • Maintain current licensure for appropriate level of education

  • Experience with patient and family assessment with underserved populations to include the chronically ill

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work.

  • Two (2) years Social Worker experience in a hospital setting experience

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: P363247
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Social Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Part time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Professional
Department: 1010 AK PKIMC SOCIAL WORK
Address: AK Kodiak 1915 Rezanof

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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