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SSM Health Social Worker MSW in Fenton, Missouri

Role Purpose:

Completes social service assessment upon admission while immediately focusing on discharge planning and follow-up care. Group therapy, education, and plan of care will be ongoing throughout the continuum of care.

Responsibilities:

  • Drives the psychosocial assessment in identified time frame and immediately begins discharge planning upon admission.

  • Directs daily group therapy according to the unit/program schedule.

  • Coordinates discharge planning arrangements to skilled nursing, residential and rehabilitation facilities, while completing all required documentation.

  • Updates relevant patient information within medical record on a daily basis to assist treatment team in coordinating care plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters Social Work (MSW)

  • 1-3 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • LCSW Preferred

Physical Requirements:

Employees in this position are, or can be, required to possess the following physical capabilities:

  • Lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling up to 50 lbs.

  • Stooping, kneeling and/or crouching daily

  • Standing or walking more than 8 hours a day

  • Running to respond to patient emergencies

  • Reaching, grasping, fingering, and/or feeling more than 8 hours a day

  • Audio acuity in order to correctly distinguish various body sounds (i.e., respirations, heart tones, bowel sounds).

  • Audio acuity to discern sounds made by various types of machinery or equipment that would indicate dangerous or improper operation

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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