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Geri Psych Social Worker

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Farmington
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

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Company and Job Overview

Parkland Health Center includes two locations in Missouri — a full-service acute care hospital in Farmington as well as a three-bed critical access hospital in Bonne Terre. Parkland Health Center provides quality primary and secondary level inpatient and outpatient services to the people of St. Francois County and surrounding areas in southeastern Missouri.

 

Parkland’s Farmington campus offers a full continuum of inpatient and medical-surgical and intensive care, obstetrics, geriatric psychiatry and emergency services, along with a wide variety of outpatient services including oncology services, an infusion center, a wound care clinic, and the Huckstep Heart and Lung Center. The Parkland Bonne Terre campus includes emergency services, inpatient services for patients meeting specific criteria, and a sleep study lab.

 

 


Role Purpose

 

Under direction of a physician, assists patients and their families in their residences or outpatient/inpatient settings to adapt and plan an interdisciplinary approach to treating the patient-family system.

 

Employees working at an Illinois facility are required to have an Illinois state social work license or be able to take and pass the Illinois state social work licensing exam within 90 days of the first day of employment.


Responsibilities

  • Provides direct clinical services to patients and families.
  • Plans and implements social work services on assigned clinical service or unit in collaboration with the healthcare team.
  • Collaborates with community human service agencies to meet the needs of patients, families, and the hospital.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Social Work

 


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements

  • 2-5 years of experience 
  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW)

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Columbia , Geri Psych Social Worker, Other , Farmington, Missouri

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