Social Worker MSW, Days, Emergency Department

Professional Lawrence, Kansas


Description

Take Your Career to the Next Level with LMH Health!

At LMH Health, we are committed to being a partner for lifelong health to the community since 1921. We are looking for high-energy, driven, Social Worker MSW to join our team! The MSW Social Worker provides psychosocial services, including patient/family counseling, crisis intervention during hospitalization, comprehensive discharge planning, coordination of community resources and assisting patients and families in the decision making process. 

 

Top Reasons to work at LMH Health

  • Highly Competitive Compensation
  • Join a Team That Cares About The Community
  • Professional Development and Recognition
  • Tuition Reimbursement to Support Continuing Education
  • Excellent Benefits

Responsibilities

  • Work in collaboration with Case Management, Social Services and other healthcare providers to evaluate the medical or physical conditions of the patients.
  • Evaluate needs of the patient, and counsel them on how to overcome their conditions and avoid dependencies as they recuperate from their illness.
  • Evaluate and suggest the appropriate type of in-home help required by a newly discharged patient as a means to help adjust back to normal life. Provide Discharge Planning.
  • Work together with other members of the multidisciplinary treatment team to provide consultations.
  • Provide staff development and training on assessments, reassessments, care plan development, interventions, prioritizing needs, case conferencing and follow-up.
  • Conducts Psycho/Social problem assessments.
  • Performs other duties as needed or assigned.

 

Qualifications:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work
  • Current Licensure in the State of Kansas
  • Minimum two year’s work experience in the mental health field
  • Knowledge of third party payers including but not limited to various types of policy coverage

 

Preferred:

  • A practicum in acute mental health
  • Current Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

Our Values

  • Patient 1st – We consider the patient first in everything we do.
  • Better Together – We are part of the LMH team that works together to achieve excellence.
  • Speak Up – We embrace a transparent culture of open, respectful communication where ideas are valued and solutions are created.
  • Innovate! – We actively explore new ideas and approach change with agility and an open mind.
  • Own It/Solve It – We hold ourselves accountable for our actions and we collaborate for solutions.
  • In Joy – We create a workplace that is both fun and meaningful.

At LMH Health we value inclusion and diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all to apply.  Employment is decided on the basis of experience and qualifications that meet the business need

Shift:
9:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
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