M Health Fairview is seeking a casual Social Worker- MSW. This position is designed to support the University of Minnesota Masonic Children's Hospital. Locations of coverage within the hosptial include Maternal Child Health units, the Emergency Department, General Medicine units, etc.
Shifts include after-hours pager overnight pager coverage (4pm - 8am) and onsite weekend days from 8-430. Although after hours are covered by pager but there may be circunstances that require employee to go onsite. Casual social workers also have opportunity to pick up week day shifts to cover vacations, leaves of absences, etc but weekdays are not required. One designated holiday, or weekend around a holiday, is required each calendar year.
Assist with information and referrals to appropriate internal and external resources; trouble shoot complex issues/barriers with interdisciplinary team, assess and provide support for appropriate financial assistance and provide supportive counseling to patients and families with problems that are related to hospitalization, trauma or grief/loss.
Assist with screening, identification and coordination of care with Child Protection to children being assessed for suspected abuse/neglect.
Plans and implements treatment and transition care plans based upon a psychosocial assessment that is integrated into an interdisciplinary care plan.
Provides a range of social work interventions that include, case management, counseling, crisis intervention, and advocacy in assisting patients and families reach their goals. Identifies and recognizes rapidly changing situations and quickly intervenes to prevent or resolve the emotional crisis.,
Arranges, mobilizes, utilizes, and may coordinate a comprehensive range of community resources which most effectively meet the identified patient and family needs.
Takes leadership role in facilitation of interdisciplinary communication as it relates to patients and families experiencing complex psychosocial issues.
Formally and informally educates patient/family and health care team members regarding the social work role, pertinent patient care issues, and population specific information.
Serves as a preceptor or field instructor for social work graduate and undergraduate training as appropriate to their skills related to a range of psychosocial issues and interventions.
Serves as patient advocate and liaison with physicians, families and community to ensure continuity of care.
Documents psychosocial assessment, progress notes, care plans and discharge/transition plan in the electronic medical record.
Identifies and participates in Quality Improvement, research and program evaluation initiatives that focus on improving health care services Demonstrates knowledge and compliance with MHealth Fairview and Social Work practice, ethics and standards.
Complies with the legal and regulatory law including mandated reporting requirements.
Master's degree in Social Work with medical experience
Current Minnesota Social Work Licensure at the LGSW
3-5 years experience in a health care setting
Experience with dialysis/renal care, knowledge of Medicare, other transplant experience
Together with the University of Minnesota and University of Minnesota Physicians we have created M Health Fairview. M Health Fairview is the newly expanded collaboration among the University of Minnesota, University of Minnesota Physicians, and Fairview Health Services. The healthcare system combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.
Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 10 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area.
Its broad continuum also includes 60 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership ...with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.