Part-time Weekend Inpatient Med/Surg Social Worker - Social Work Services (7:00am-7:30pm Sat-Sun Alternate Weekends)

  • Truman Medical Centers
  • Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Mar 04, 2020
Counseling Therapy

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.   Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.    Provide social work services in acute, ambulatory, rehabilitative, and long term care settings. Provide services for patients/residents with acute, chronic or terminal illnesses and their families. Address psychosocial problems of a more complex nature with multiple causative factors requiring an advanced level of professional practice skills. Services include identification of psychosocial needs, psychosocial assessment, pre-admission screening and admitting services for long term care patients, discharge planning, counseling, information and referral, protective services, and patient/resident education. Function as a member of an interdisciplinary team for patient/resident care. Duties may also include program development, evaluation, professional education, or supervision of students. Work under the regular supervision of the Director of Social Work Services or designee. Required Skills Master's degree in social work from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) Knowledge of theory and practice of social work at the MSW level and basic research skills Excellent written/verbal communication skills and ability to do public speaking Ability to work effectively with physicians, other health care professionals and culturally diverse patients Previous experience in health care preferred Required Experience Medical social work experience required Inpatient medical social work experience preferred Palliative care social work experience preferred Experience in delivering trauma-informed care preferred Experience in psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, linkage with community resources, advance care planning, individual/couple/family counseling, crisis intervention, intervention in abuse/neglect/IPV/human trafficking, intervention in homelessness, and delivery of culturally-competent care Job Location Health Sciences District - Kansas City, Missouri, United States Position Type Part-Time Shift Schedule 7:00AM - 7:30PM Apply


7:00AM - 7:30PM

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