Providence Health & Services Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Senior Care in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Social Worker (MSW) (Senior Care Clinic, 1.0 FTE, Day shift) to Providence Physician Services in Anchorage, Alaska.

In this position you will:

  • Provide professional social work services, counseling and groups to improve or maintain the social, emotional, functional and physical health status of the patient.

  • Work in collaboration with patient and/or family, physician, nurses, therapists, other staff and community resources, to access, plan, implement and evaluate appropriate treatment.

  • Responsible for determining and assisting with the resolution of situational needs of patients and families.

  • Collaborate with interdisciplinary team in the process of assessment and evaluation.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in Social Work (MSW)

  • Alaska Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW) or Alaska Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of acute care Medical Social Worker experience

  • Care Coordination license

  • Knowledge of community resources

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 182519