Job Description

This is a Per Diem (as needed) position working at Northwest Medical Center.

Position Purpose

Provides assessment and crisis intervention in acute care settings; plans, organizes, and implements social work services for patients and families. Provides long term care planning for patients/families. Responsible for complex discharge planning. Intervenes as needed with hospital patients with mental health problems or substance abuse problems. Provides assessment with case management for pediatric patients.

Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements

Education:

Required: Masters of Social Work degree

Experience:

Required: Two (2) years acute clinical experience

Skills: Able to handle crisis situations that require judgment critical to patient welfare; Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.

Licenses/Certifications: For Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card

Required: L-AZ-Social Worker LMSW

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, three urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

Application Instructions

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