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Nebraska Methodist Health System Social Worker LMSW in Council Bluffs, Iowa

  • Purpose of Job

  • Provides intensive social work services.

  • Job Requirements

  • Education

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of social work.

  • Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to complex casework, group work and community problems.

  • Considerable knowledge of a wide range of behavior and psychosocial problems and their diagnosis and treatment.

  • Considerable knowledge of family and group dynamics, a range of intervention techniques, governmental and private organizations, resources in the community, laws, regulations and policies which govern the program, methods and principles of casework supervision and training.

  • License/Certifications

  • Maintain current American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification preferred.

  • Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) preferred.

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) required.

  • Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Strong interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate and interact with patients, family members, hospital personnel, and co-workers.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work assignments.

  • Ability to learn, retain and utilize computer skills that are required for department and hospital information system.

  • Physical Requirements

  • Weight Demands

  • Light Work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force.

  • Physical Activity

  • Not neccessary for the position (0%):

  • Climbing

  • Crawling

  • Kneeling

  • Occasionally Performed (1%-33%):

  • Balancing

  • Carrying

  • Crouching

  • Distinguish colors

  • Grasping

  • Lifting

  • Pulling/Pushing

  • Standing

  • Stooping/bending

  • Twisting

  • Walking

  • Frequently Performed (34%-66%):

  • Fingering/Touching

  • Keyboarding/typing

  • Reaching

  • Repetitive Motions

  • Sitting

  • Speaking/talking

  • Constantly Performed (67%-100%):

  • Hearing

  • Seeing/Visual

  • Job Hazards

  • Not Related:

  • Chemical agents (Toxic, Corrosive, Flammable, Latex)

  • Physical hazards (noise, temperature, lighting, wet floors, outdoors, sharps) (more than ordinary office environment)

  • Equipment/Machinery/Tools

  • Explosives (pressurized gas)

  • Electrical Shock/Static

  • Radiation Alpha, Beta and Gamma (particles such as X-ray, Cat Scan, Gamma Knife, etc)

  • Radiation Non-Ionizing (Ultraviolet, visible light, infrared and microwaves that causes injuries to tissue or thermal or photochemical means)

  • Mechanical moving parts/vibrations

  • Rare (1-33%):

  • Biological agents (primary air born and blood born viruses) (Jobs with Patient contact) (BBF)

  • Essential Job Functions

  • Essential Functions I

  • Promotes positive relations when interacting with patients, visitors, families, physicians, customers and co-workers.

  • Greet, smiles and makes eye contact.

  • Introduces self by name.

  • Volunteers to help co-workers and other employees.

  • Addresses patient and others by surname.

  • Responds quickly to patients and/or other peoples' needs.

  • Provides intensive social work services in serious and complicated cases.

  • Effectively diffuses crisis and refers to appropriate counseling services as needed.

  • Complete in-depth assessment of family dynamics and needs, assessment and treatment of patients and/or families with acute or sever emotional disorders, developmental disabilities and mental illnesses; or advanced social work intervention.

  • Services provided are consistent with the patient's identified needs and communicated timely to the interdisciplinary team.

  • Supervise and train lower level social workers, students or medical interns.

  • Ensure appropriate hospital and department training is reviewed as appropriate.

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with members of caseload and their families as well as civic, legal, medical, social and religious organizations.

  • Expresses ideas clearly and concisely and plans and executive work effectively.

  • Promotes interdisciplinary communication and problem solving.

  • Attends standard staff meetings as needed.

  • Essential Functions II

  • Participates in mandatory in-services and/or CE programs as mandated by policies and procedures/external agencies and as directed by management.

  • Follows and understands the mission, vision, core values, Employee Standards of Compassionate Care/AIDET and company policies/procedures.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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