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Ascension Health Social Worker in Manhattan, Kansas

Details

  • Department: Social Services

  • Schedule: Full time Day shift M-F 8a -5p

  • Hospital: Ascension Via Christi

  • Location: Manhattan, KS

Benefits

Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.

Responsibilities

Investigate, assess and plan interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

  • Interview patients, assess priorities and document case activity.

  • Consult with team managers, statutory and voluntary agencies and patient's relatives to ensure compliance with patient's treatment plan.

  • Assist clients/families with obtaining community assistance by referral to proper resources.

  • Develop and maintain working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seek creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

  • Support management of concurrent review, discharge planning processes, social services, home care and other post discharge needs.

Requirements

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • One or more of the following is required:

  • Bachelor Social Worker credentialed from the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date, or Master Social Worker credentialed from the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Specialist Social Worker specializing in Clinical Practice credentialed from the Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Via Christi caregivers have been caring for and providing healing to Kansas communities for more than 135 years. As the largest healthcare provider in Kansas, we offer career opportunities across a number of hospitals, clinics, therapy centers and home health services.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.E-Verify (https://e-verify.uscis.gov/web/media/resourcesContents/E-Verify_Participation_Poster_ES.pdf)

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