Providence Health & Services Medical Social Worker (MSW) - Family Medicine Center in Anchorage, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Social Worker (MSW) (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to Providence Family Medicine Center in Anchorage, Alaska.

In this position you will

  • Make referrals, based on identified needs,to appropriate agencies/services or provides information and assists clientsfor self-referral

  • Provide advocacy as needed to encourageparticipation from clients in resolving problems (such as transportation orlanguage barrie

  • Assist client in accomplishing tasksnecessary to access services such as filling out appropriate forms, obtainingnecessary documentation or authorizations

  • Maintain professional standards and followsthe treatment policies and procedures of the clinic, as applicable federal,state and local regulations.

  • Communicate clearly, both orally and in writing, with clients, providers, communityprofessionals, and interdisciplinary team members

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters degree in Social Work

  • Alaska Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW) or Alaska Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

  • Experiencewith patient and family assessment:

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two or moreyears of acute care Medical Social Worker experience preferred. Knowledge ofthe community resources is desirable.

About Providence Alaska Medical Center

Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.

As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 186071