17 days old

Social Worker-BSW

Allina Health
Minneapolis, MN 55415
  • Jobs Rated
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Requisition #

61966BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

07-Feb-2020

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

ACT Advanced Care Team

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Noncontract

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

The Commons, located in Minneapolis, is the headquarters of Allina Health, a not-for-profit health care organization serving patients and communities. Approximately 1,600 corporate and administrative service employees work at offices within Midtown Exchange, the site of the historic Sears retail complex at Chicago Avenue and E. Lake Street. This community landmark, adjacent to the campus of Abbott Northwestern Hospital, part of Allina Health, is the second largest building in Minnesota and includes offices, an internationally themed public market and residential units.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 61966
  • Assessment of patient, including family situation, physical limitations, vulnerability, mental status, special cares, financial situation, communication ability and services receiving or needed
  • Counseling: Short-term casework counseling related to health care and coping with changes
  • Assistance: Arranging for team/family conferences, working with patient and family to establish realistic care plans, utilizing community resources to enable patient to follow through with care plan
  • Establishes working rapport with physicians, nurses, and other staff and facilitates communication between staff and patient/family
  • Works as a team member with staff to assist patient to return to optimal health situation
  • Participates in appropriate hospital committees and task forces to ensure quality patient care, and planning for the future of hospital programming
  • Participates in appropriate community task forces, committees and projects to represent the hospital's philosophy and commitment to the community
  • Documents notes and plan of care on each patient assessed
  • Enters summaries of contacts with patient/family, agencies, friends, institutions and staff into Excellian computer system
  • Completes administrative duties for Social Service office
  • Continuously works on projects and ideas to improve the quality of social services provided to patients, families, staff and community

Education

  • Minimum of a BS degree from approved school of social work

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Two years of casework in a health institution, child welfare agency, psychiatric clinic or family counseling service is preferred

Skills

  • Maturity to be able to handle stressful interpersonal situations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Broadminded acceptance of people from different lifestyles, religions, beliefs
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Allegiance to hospital’s philosophies
  • Ability to be self directed
  • Computer skills for data entry and other specific information

Licensure/Certifications

  • Currently licensed to practice social work in the State of Minnesota

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, normal business hours

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

61966BR
Mental Health / Social Svcs

Categories

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Posted: 2020-02-10 Expires: 2020-03-11

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