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Social Worker - Long Term Care 1.0, Days, Up To $10,000 Hiring Bonus andRelocation Assistance*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Seward
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Social Worker Inpatient Social Services at Seward Medical Center Under direction works with elders, families, guardians, members of the community, physicians, psychiatrists, health care professionals, community members and community resources, to provide medically-related social services to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental and psychosocial well-being of each resident. Protect and advocate for the rights of residents and ensure that the quality of care they receive meets all state and federal requirements. Provide coordinated discharge planning services focused on continuity of care, elder and family preferences and available resources. Responsible for resolution of situational needs of elders and their families. Assist elders in guardianship application as needed and assist elders with all problem areas, globally, until guardianship is attained. Initial contact for potential admissions. Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work
  • Alaska Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker (LBSW) or Master of Social Work (LMSW)
  • Current BLS certification from American Heart Association upon hire or the ability to accomplish within 30 days of date of hire required Preferred qualifications:
    • Master's Degree in Social Work
    • 1 year of recent experience in a medical facility or long term care setting Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities. About Mountain Haven Providence Mountain Haven is the first Green House home in Alaska, which is includes 4-lodges, each with 10-Elders. Teams are self-managed, have consistent staffing, and have strong patient to caregiver ratio. Caregivers typically have 5:1 patient ratio and work 12-hour shifts. Nestled against Iron Mountain, in Seward, AK, it is a great home for Elders to live out their later years! About Providence Seward Medical Center Providence Seward Medical and Care Center is a 6-bed critical access hospital and 40-bed long term care facility providing quality health care to residents and visitors. Our team of physicians, nurses, and support staff deliver compassionate, quality care to all patients. We care for the patients ranging from infants to the elderly with services including, primary care, emergency, inpatient, swing bed, lab, radiology, therapies and nursing home care. Located only 125 miles south of Anchorage on Resurrection Bay, Seward offers a small community feel and access to a multitude of world class outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing and hiking. About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P359924 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Social Services Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Full time Shift: Day Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 1000 AK PSMC SOCIAL WORK Address: AK Seward 417 1st Ave Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Social Worker - Long Term Care 1.0, Days, Up To $10,000 Hiring Bonus andRelocation Assistance*, Healthcare , Seward, Alaska

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