Social Worker Job
Full Job Title: Social Worker MSW
Job Number: 17013613
Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Location: St. Louis, MO
Schedule: Full Time
SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital
Social Worker MSW, Full Time
Is responsible for coordinating the social services within the hospital in order to promote continuity of care, promoting the patient's most effective use of community and medical services. Meets the psychosocial needs of the patients and their families.
Masters' degree in Social Work from an accredited college or university.
- One year of acute care experience preferred.
- Knowledge of applicable clinical population.
- Knowledge of community resources and methods to access.
- Knowledge of treatment protocols, standards and guidelines.
- Knowledge of resources and case management.
- Working knowledge of health care finance and third party payment methods.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Developed negotiation skills.
- Effective communication skills.
- Experience with PC, mainframe or Internet based information systems.
- Working knowledge of a personal computer and basic software packages.
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