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LMSW/Social Worker II (060831)

Company: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC
Location: Bettendorf
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

JOB CODE: (060831) LMSW/Social Worker II
LOCATION: Scott County (IA)

Great opportunity to join a Health System recognized as one of the nations top 100 Health Systems and has achieved medical firsts in the nation and even the world. Servicing a 10-county, bi-state region of the Quad Cities metro area and the surrounding communities of Iowa and Illinois, this Health System and its affiliates a full continuum of care including preventive, primary, acute and tertiary hospital care; home health and nursing home care; hospice; rehabilitation and long-term care. With its affiliates, the Health System brings together more than 665 licensed beds, 600 physicians, 5,000 staff members and hundreds of volunteers to serve the Quad Cities communities.

Reporting to the Director of Care Coordination, the Social Worker II interacts with patients, family members, healthcare professionals, and community and state agencies to ensure the patients progress in the acute episode of care through post discharge is quality driven, while being efficient and cost effective. Serves as a liaison between the hospital and community agencies or facilities for the exchange of clinical and referral information. Identifies high risk patients from a psychosocial/financial perspective, through screening mechanisms, and assesses the needs of patients and families and provides information, support, counseling, case facilitation, and timely, accurate referrals to appropriate resources. Ensures that a transition plan for ongoing management or resolution of issues is in place at the time that the patient is clinically ready to leave the acute care environment. Performs patient home visits.

Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.

Materials Responsibility: Moderate: Work requires moderate responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include operating budgets for a work unit or department, specialized equipment, costly or unusual materials or supplies, large amounts of cash or other material assets. The employee has a moderate amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors might result in moderate damage, waste or financial loss. The difficulty, variety and depth of problems associated with these material resources is moderately complex.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are often difficult or stressful in nature. Contact with others involves complex, detailed and often sensitive topics. The job requires a high degree of interpersonal skills to deal with a range of complicated problem situations. Interactions involve gaining the agreement of others.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients, Third Party Payors/Insurance Companies

Working Conditions: There are little or no adverse environmental conditions to consider.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes

QUALIFICATIONS:

Masters degree in Social Work required
Licensure in Iowa or Illinois required at time of hire
License in the second state (Iowa or Illinois) required within 6 months of hire
Must have more than two (2+) years experience


The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

For consideration, please send us your CV/resume in MS Word format only. If there is a viable match, one of our consultants will contact you within 24-48 hours. To ensure that our response to your application reaches your INBOX (not your junk or spam folder), please add our email address, jobs@VeritasConsultingLLC.com, to your Safe Senders list or to your Address Book.

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Keywords: Veritas Global Consulting Group, LLC, Davenport , LMSW/Social Worker II (060831), Healthcare , Bettendorf, Iowa

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