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Social Worker (MSW) - Shawano

Company: ThedaCare
Location: Shawano
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Why ThedaCare?

Living A Life Inspired!

Our new vision at ThedaCare is bold, ambitious, and ignited by a shared passion to provide outstanding care. We are inspired to reinvent health care by becoming a proactive partner in health, enriching the lives of all and creating value in everything we do. Each of us are called to take action in delivering higher standards of care, lower costs and a healthier future for our patients, our families, our communities and our world.

At ThedaCare, our team members are empowered to be the catalyst of change through our values of compassion, excellence, leadership, innovation, and agility. A career means much more than excellent compensation and benefits. Our team members are supported by continued opportunities for learning and development, accessible and transparent leadership, and a commitment to work/life balance. If you're interested in joining a health care system that is changing the face of care and well-being in our community, we encourage you to explore a future with ThedaCare.

Benefits, with a whole-person approach to wellness -

  • Lifestyle Engagement
    • e.g. health coaches, relaxation rooms, health focused apps (Wonder, Ripple), mental health support
      • Access & Affordability
        • e.g. minimal or zero copays, team member cost sharing premiums, daycare

          About ThedaCare!

          Summary :
          The Social Worker MSW provides quality psychosocial care to patients and coordinates care with the medical team while consistently applying the social work code of ethics. Through the coordination of care, conducts a thorough assessment of the patient's needs. Understands the medical plan of care, coping abilities, and barriers to care. Implements interventions and/or provides resources.

          Job Description:

          KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
          1. Identifies patients with complex care needs, conducts patient psychosocial status assessment, establishes a rapport with patient/family, and actively participates in creating and implementing a plan of care to achieve outcomes.
          2. Utilizes effective oral and written communication skills to collaborate with the health care team as needed to enhance quality and care.
          3. Develops psychosocial plan of intervention for the patient and family utilizing resources within the community. Incorporates social, emotional, financial, and spiritual aspects of care into the patient's plan.
          4. Evaluates progress toward outcomes/goals for individual plan for patient and modifies plan as appropriate.
          5. Serves as a consultant, patient advocate, and liaison for patients and families in areas of social work needs and complex psychosocial issues that could include facilitation of specialty-specific psychoeducational support groups in some care settings.
          6. Arranges for resources/funds to obtain medications, DME, housing, transportation, and other needed services. Facilitates appropriate and prompt access to primary care providers, physician specialists, and similar services as necessary.
          7. Coordinates patient information and communication between and among the patient/family and the referring/accepting facilities, and communicates to caregivers as applicable to ensure smooth transition of care.
          8. Advocates for the patient and performs discharge planning/after care coordination. Supports efforts to decrease hospital readmissions when possible and returns patient to the community with appropriate resources.
          9. Facilitates advanced care planning and lifespan planning.

          QUALIFICATIONS:
          --- Master's or Bachelor's degree in social work
          --- Licensed/Certified as Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Advanced Practice Social Worker (APSW), Certified Independent Social Worker (CISW), or Certified Social Worker (CSW)

          PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
          --- Ability to move freely (standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling) and lift up to a maximum of twenty-five (25) pounds without assistance
          --- Job classification is exposed to blood borne pathogens (blood or bodily fluids) while performing job duties

          WORK ENVIRONMENT:
          --- Frequent exposure to sharp objects and instruments
          --- Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock
          --- Occasional high noise level in work environment
          --- Possible exposure to communicable diseases, hazardous materials, and pharmacological agents
          --- Occasional contact with aggressive and or combative patients

          40 hours a week, variable shifts
          Scheduled Weekly Hours:
          40Scheduled FTE:
          1Location:
          ThedaCare Medical Center - Shawano - Shawano,WisconsinOvertime Exempt:
          No

Keywords: ThedaCare, Green Bay , Social Worker (MSW) - Shawano, Healthcare , Shawano, Wisconsin

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