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Medical Social Worker PRN

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center Anchorage, AK
  • Posted: November 09, 2019
  • As Needed
Medical Social Worker - PRN
Alaska Regional Hospital

**Work to Live, Don't Live to Work**
Join our team
in beautiful Anchorage, Alaska at Alaska Regional Hospital

Alaska Regional's 1,000 employees and medical staff of more than 550 independent practitioners are known for their expertise, compassion and skills - proving that bigger is not always better. As the only non-medical hospital in the state with its own landing strip, patients and families from throughout our state look to Alaska Regional for critical care. The 250-bed hospital is also recognized for outstanding quality performance, patient-centered culture, excellent clinical outcomes and cutting-edge technology.


Alaska Regional is part of HCA's network of more than 300 affiliate hospitals, outpatient centers and business offices across the country - offering employees the opportunity for travel and relocation. HCA and Alaska Regional are all about caring for people, and that care extends to patients, families and employees.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The Social Worker uses expertise and insight to evaluate the emotional, safety, psychosocial and discharge needs of the most difficult patients and/or family members. The Social Worker will provide appropriate intervention or resources, ensuring the IDT team is meeting social and emotional needs related to the patient's hospitalization and work to provide a safe discharge plan. 

The Social Worker is instrumental in removing potential barriers to patient throughput and quality outcomes and facilitates appropriate discharge plans, collaborating with the RN case manager. They help with crisis assessment and intervention, debriefing, brief counsel and mental health therapy as defined by their clinical state licensure and participate in oversight of social work students and co-workers that require licensing supervision as requested.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Master's of Social Work required
  • Knowledge of State of Alaska law, Federal/CMS regulations and Joint Commission standards
 LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION:
  • Alaska State LCSW or LMSW required
EXPERIENCE:
  • 1-3 years Hospital Social Work or Case Management preferred, as LCSW

TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

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