Job Description

This is a Per Diem (as needed) Social Worker position working in Case Management at Northwest Medical Center.

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.         


Candidates need acute hospital experience, prior case management experience preferred.     


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements                                                                

Education: Required:  Master's of Social Work degree.                                                

Experience: Required:  Three (3) years acute clinical experience.                                                  

Skills: Handles emergency or crisis situations.  Requires judgment/action which could result in death of patient.                                                

Licenses/Certifications:        None required.            


Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four 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.



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