JOB SUMMARY: The Social Worker is responsible to plan, organize, and implement social work service to patients and families, assuring that related emotional and social needs are met and maintained for individuals and families. Responsible to plan for transfers, admissions, and discharges on acute and residential hospice patients. Maintain contact with referring agencies and related people, and with community resources used for referral.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in social work or related field from a four-year college or university required.
CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:
Current license in Social Work in the State of Iowa required.
License in Social Work in the states of South Dakota, Nebraska, Minnesota, North Dakota may be required depending on the service area. If required, must obtain within 90 days of being placed in the position or of the requirement.
Completion of the Child Abuse & Dependent Adult Abuse courses for Iowa Mandatory Reporters within 90 days of employment and every 3 years thereafter.
This position requires a valid driver's license and that the employee is insurable by the Avera Health automobile liability insurance carrier.