MSW

Category
Social Services/Spiritual
Department
5001-SOCIAL SERVICES
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Twin Falls
Requisition ID
2017-9180

Overview

St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a MSW to join our team!

 

 

The Master Social Worker (MSW) is responsible for identifying patient and family psychosocial, emotional and cultural needs and priorities for care through assessment, care planning, clinical interventions, education and evaluation of outcomes.  The MSW provides emotional counseling and support to alleviate stress, enhance functional coping abilities, minimize potential problems/barriers related to the medical diagnosis or treatment and maximize opportunities for communication, problem-solving, adjustment to illness (acute or chronic) and complex discharge needs.  Through documentation and oral communication, essential information is shared with the health care team members and other customers common to the unit/area(s) of assignment.  MSW reports to the Clinical Director of Social Services, or designee, and the Director/Manager of assigned area/unit(s).

 

Required Criteria 

 

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a School of Social Work approved by the Council on Social Work Education.
  • Maintain Current MSW licensure in Idaho.

 

 

A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

 

With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.

 

 

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#One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 

 

*St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer

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