Social Worker

Owensboro Health - 42303
April 30, 2021
SOCIAL WORKER Allied Health Hours: 7:00-5:30 As Needed - PRN (As needed) Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: OH 2013-75 - 40194A
Job Summary Investigates, assesses, and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic, and environmental problems. # Job Responsibilities Interviews patients, assesses priorities, and writes reports while managing complex caseload. Completes comprehensive assessments of patients. Assists patients/families with referrals to community agencies and provides education and resource information. Works in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to ensure quality support of care and safety of discharge. Collaborates with leadership on complex discharge planning issues and delays in service. Provides timely and concise documentation in the medical record, the assessment, concerns, needs, and discharge plan. Keeps plans up to date as patient progresses toward discharge. Supervises and/or trains other new employees, students, or interns as needed. Qualifications Bachelor#s degree or higher in Social Work required upon hire No experience required LSW - Licensed Social Worker in the State of Kentucky required upon hire OR LCSW - Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Kentucky required upon hire OR CSW - Certified Social Worker in the State of Kentucky required upon hire Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skill and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.