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Social Worker, Full Time.

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Social Worker

  • 5830 NW Barry Rd, Saint Luke's North Hospital - Barry Road, Kansas City, Missouri, United States, 64154
  • Social Work
  • Full Time

Job Description​

The Opportunity:

If you are a dynamic, motivated individual who is driven to create healthier communities through excellent patient care, Saint Luke’s has a fantastic opportunity for a full-time (PRN /Weekend) Social Worker in our in-patient environment. Saint Luke’s is a faith-based, not-for-profit, aligned health system committed to providing the highest levels of excellence in compassionate health care and health-related services. For over 135 years, we’ve been dedicated to enhancing the physical, mental, and spiritual health of the diverse communities we serve.

Shift: Full time Days

Job Description:

Provides social work services to patients in an acute care setting for patients with acute, chronic or terminal illnesses and their families. Services to patients and their families include: identification of psychosocial needs, psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, crisis intervention, information and referrals, protective services, and patient/family education. A Social Worker functions as a member of a multidisciplinary team for patient care. Duties may also include assistance with program development, evaluation, professional education, or supervision of students and BSW staff.

  • Master’s degree in social work from a school of social work accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)
  • Knowledge of theory and practice of social work at the MSW level and have basic research skills
  • Must have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and with patients of various ages and cultural backgrounds
  • Must have excellent written/verbal communication skills
  • EXPERIENCE: Prefer prior experience in a healthcare setting (i.e., hospital, home health or nursing home) but not required. SPECIAL SKILLS: Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills. OTHER: Computer skills, Basic typing skills EDUCATION: Required:
  • Certified LMSW or LCSW
  • Missouri (Kansas) Social Work license
  • Master's Degree in Social Work

Why Saint Luke’s?

  • We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard.
  • We are here for you and will support you in achieving your goals.
  • We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve.
  • Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more.

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

Less than 1 year

Licensed Masters Social Worker (MO) - Missouri Division of Professional Registration

Master's Degree

Job Details

Full Time

Day (United States of America)

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premiere provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.

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