Hennepin Healthcare – Social Worker I or II – MICU/SICU (hiring incentive) – Minneapolis, MN

September 30, 2022

Job Description



Job title: Social Worker I or II – MICU/SICU (hiring incentive)

Company: Hennepin Healthcare


Job description: SUMMARY

We are seeking a Social Worker I or II to join our MICU/SICU teams. This full time role will work days (8:00 – 4:30 PM), including a few weekends per year as well as one holiday per year.

Provides direct service to clients and their families. This includes counseling and seeking resources to answer unmet needs. The social worker also provides consultation services and in-service education programs related to the psychosocial aspects of health care to other professional staff members on the healthcare team.

A hiring incentive is available for eligible external candidates (current employees, contract/temporary workers, and former employees returning to HHS within one year are ineligible).

Required COVID-19 Vaccinations for Employees

Hennepin Healthcare will begin requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes all employees, volunteers, students, and contracted staff, with limited exemptions for medical or religious reasons.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In limited settings, may carry a selected caseload where there is a need for specialized continuing service/treatment
  • Interviews clients and performs psychosocial assessment to determine problems and appropriate types and methods of service/treatment
  • Design and follow through on intensive long or short-term service/treatment plans
  • May provide supportive counseling and crisis intervention (not psychotherapy) using social work methods under the supervision of LICSW
  • Provide preventive and direct services to clients who have mental, emotional, or physical disabilities and other cases involving complex social and financial problems
  • Interpret and explain policies, regulations, and programs to clients and the public
  • Refer clients to appropriate community services and interpret social and emotional factors to others involved in treatment of clients
  • Make field visits to clients’ homes
  • Prepare social histories with emphasis on psychosocial factors, adoption, or foster home placements
  • Prepare and maintain case records, case findings, correspondence, and reports
  • May provide work direction to social work paraprofessionals
  • May run/facilitate support/psychoeducational groups
  • May be involved in integrated, multidisciplinary or community initiatives and may be housed at community based sites including serving as a liaison between Hennepin County and communities, community organizations, schools, health professionals and service providers and identifying the needs and assist in resolving problems facing individuals and families regarding health and human service issues (including but not limited to housing, employment, financial assistance, and behavioral health).
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Level I:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with patients and families under sometimes stressful circumstances
  • Experience with electronic health record or similar software program
  • Effective use of all Windows-based applications such as Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Demonstratable cultural competence with a variety of socio-economic, racial and other elements of diversity

License / Certifications:

  • Unrestricted license by the Minnesota Board of Social Work as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW)

Level II:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or Master’s degree in related discipline

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate with patients and families under sometimes stressful circumstances
  • Experience with electronic health record or similar software program
  • Effective use of all Windows-based applications such as Outlook and Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Demonstrable cultural competence with a variety of socio-economic, racial and other elements of diversity

License / Certifications:

  • Unrestricted license by the Minnesota Board of Social Work at one of the following levels: LGSW, LISW or LICSW



Expected salary:

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Job date: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 04:17:42 GMT



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