Ascension Health Social Worker in Evansville, Indiana

Job ID: 276306

Social Worker

Evansville, Indiana

Regular/Day

About Us

St. Vincent Evansville is a comprehensive network of healthcare services for more than 900,000 residents in the tri-state area (IN, IL and KY). Through the St. Vincent Spirit of Caring, we emphasize healing of body, mind and spirit so our patients and families can achieve a healthier quality of life. Our acute care hospitals include emergency medicine services, level III trauma care, medical-surgical care and maternity services that include perinatal care for women and babies in high-risk pregnancies. Many primary care and urgent care centers are available throughout the tri-state area.

St. Vincent Evansville, along with the Hospital for Women and Children and St. Vincent Warrick in Boonville, comprise the St. Vincent Southwest Region. Partnering with a medical staff of more than 650 physicians, St. Vincent Evansville has a mission to serve all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. St. Vincent is a member of Ascension Health, the nation's largest Catholic sponsored, not-for-profit health system.

About Us

St. Vincent, part of Ascension, is a nonprofit, faith-based health system that is guided by our mission to provide compassionate, personalized care, especially for those who are vulnerable. St. Vincent is one of Indiana’s largest employers with 22 ministries serving 57 counties in central and southern Indiana. Our 134-year-old health system includes a wide range of services including cardiovascular care, women’s and children’s health, neurosciences, cancer care, orthopedics, bariatrics, primary care, emergency medicine, imaging, general surgery and long-term acute care.

Job Description

The Social Worker investigates, assesses and plans interventions to help patients cope with social, emotional, economic and environmental problems.

These are a few of the items you can expect to handle:

  • Interviews patients, assesses priorities and documents case activity.

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

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

  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community health, welfare and social agencies and seeks creative means to assist the client with his/her needs.

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

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Social Worker credentialed from the Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Master's Level degree in Social Work required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St.Vincent is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. Please click the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.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.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent, a member of Ascension Health, participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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