Ascension Health SW Social Worker - LMSW - Palliative Care in Wichita, Kansas
We Are Hiring
Social Worker - Palliative Care - Full-Time, Day - Via ChristiHospital St Francis - Wichita, KS
Full - Time (40 hrs per week) Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Why Join Ascension?
Via Christi Health, a part of Ascension, is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas. The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services. We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees.
What Via Christi Health offers:
Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offers a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO. Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need.
What You Will Do
As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to investigate, assessand planinterventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.
Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.
Consults with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.
Assists clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.
Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.
Supports management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
SpecialistSocial Workerspecializing inClinical Practicecredentialed from theKansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Boardobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
BachelorSocial Workercredentialed from theKansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Boardobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.Or Master Social Worker credentialed from the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
3 years of experience preferred.
Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) strongly preferred.
Experience in end-of-life/ serious illness (hospital ICU, hospice, palliative care) preferred.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
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