Social Worker Job

Full Job Title: Social Worker MSW

Job Number: 18000636

Facility: SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Location: St. Louis, MO

Schedule: Full Time, Days

Hours: 8:00AM-4:30PM


    • The Social Worker MSW is a professional practitioner who collaborates with other multidisciplinary team members to develop safe, timely and appropriate plan along the health care continuum.
    • Performs comprehensive psychosocial assessment as clinically indicated.
    • Establishes and coordinates an interdisciplinary plan of care based on an analysis of the patient's medical condition. Analysis of the initial assessment data; patient/significant other input, and physician orders.
    • Provides and documents social work interventions based on assessed patient's needs, plan of care, and changes in the inpatient condition.
    • Documents effectiveness of social work plan and modifies that plan as patient progresses toward expected outcomes.
    • Practices according to safety and infection control policies.
    • 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.

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

Back to top