Social Worker

  • Tesla
  • Phoenix, AZ, United States
  • Oct 18, 2017
Full time Health Care

Job Description

A Life-Changing Career

Position Summary: This position supports inpatient Care Management Social Work operations for transition planning. The applicant requires current skills and experience in disposition planning with a variety of medical-surgical patients in a fast-paced environment. The applicant needs to be current in Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regulatory requirements. The fully engaged team working abilities and effective communicator and collaboration are essential traits needed to be successful.

Responsibilities: Provides social work services for facilitating solutions to the medically related psychosocial/environmental problems of patients and families. Ensures the continuity of patient care by implementing interventions which may include initial assessment, identifying mental health disorders, brief behavioral health interventions, information, and referral, during hospitalization and outpatient treatment. May provide educational support to staff. Maintains positive working relationships with vendors and external agencies to access services for patients. The individual must possess the ability to clinically assess and treat emotional, mental health issues. The individual will also be able to diagnose under the direct supervision of an LCSW social worker.This LMSW position will assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required.

Qualifications: Master's degree in Social Work. Minimum of one year of current experience in a clinic, hospital, medical setting, or healthcare field.

Additional Qualifications: Must know adjustment to medical diagnosis and chronic disease. Strong communication skills are needed to interact with patients, family members/ care givers, providers and allied health staff. Must have psychosocial diagnostic skills and ability to coordinate the transition of care.

License or Certification: Active license through Arizona State Board of Behavioral Health Service Examiners; Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) required. Basic Life Support Certification is required upon hire and must be valid for 90 days or greater form start date. Maintains Basic Life Support (BLS) competency.

Benefits Eligible: Yes
Exemption Status: Exempt
Compensation Detail: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every two weeks is approx $2,192.00, based on a full-time position.
Hours/Pay Period: 80
Schedule Details: Regular work hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Weekend Schedule: Two-weekend shifts every four weeks, one major and one minor Holiday each year is a scheduling requirement.

Recruiter: Tricia Harding

Why Mayo Clinic? Mayo Clinic provides the highest quality patient care by placing the needs of the patient first. We are the largest integrated, not-for-profit medical group practice in the world with approximately 60,000 employees working in a unique environment that brings together the best in patient care, groundbreaking research, and innovative medical education. We offer a highly competitive compensation package, which includes exceptional benefits, and have been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the top 100 “Best Companies to Work For”.

Site Description: Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona are located in Phoenix and Scottsdale, in the beautiful Sonoran Desert. The region is known as the Valley of the Sun, a metropolitan area with more than 4 million residents in 25 cities and towns.

With Phoenix being the sixth largest city in the nation, this sunny "desert metropolis" offers the amenities of a big city in the midst of a strikingly beautiful, rugged, southwest landscape.

Scottsdale frequently earns praise as a highly desirable place to live. The city's more than 200,000 residents enjoy a vibrant mix of culinary hot spots, arts and entertainment, professional and collegiate sports teams, and community resources. The region's desert climate promotes an outdoor lifestyle with a full complement of sports and recreation.

Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).