Social Worker MSW- Care Management - Care Management

Job Description

Social Worker MSW- Care Management
Req #: 20957
Department: Care Management
Facility Name: Maricopa Medical Center
City: Phoenix
Schedule: Regular - Full Time 40 Hours Per Week
Shift: Days
Salary: N16 $23.19 - $34.79 per hour
Hours:
Job Details:
  • Job Summary:

    Under the direction of the Manager or Director of Care Management, the Social Worker, in partnership with the care managers, assists patients and families in adjusting to episodes of acute and chronic illness; coping with lifestyle changes precipitated by illness or disability; participating in restorative health programs; carrying out discharge recommendations; and addressing issues of death and dying. Using a variety of treatment modalities, assists patients and families in the alleviation or resolution of social, financial, cultural and emotional problems and barriers related to the patients' successful management of issues related to illness, health care and rehabilitation. The Social Worker provides psychosocial assessment, discharge planning, coordination, community referrals, and support/counseling. While working in a multidisciplinary team, Social Worker coordinates services and provides comprehensive support for patient populations from neonate through geriatric.

    Qualifications:

    Requires a Master's Degree in Social Work. Must have a minimum of two (2) years Social Work experience in a healthcare setting or an equivalent combination of training and progressively responsible experience that will result in the required specialized knowledge and abilities to perform the assigned work. A current, unrestricted LMSW or LCSW is required within one (1) year from date in position. Must have a working knowledge of case management, hospital, complex psychosocial interventions, and well versed in community resource management. The position requires excellent communication and clinical skills and ability to maintain professional rapport with physicians. Requires excellent organizational skills, the ability to work with professionals, and maintain confidentiality standards. Critical thinking ability essential. The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and excellent organizational skills is required. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual and bicultural a plus.



Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.