This position develops, coordinates and provides social work services to patients and families who are faced with social, emotional and situational stressors precipitated by illness, injury, and/or disability. The goal is to aid in adaptation and empower the patient and the family to participate to the fullest of their abilities in the care coordination and/or discharge planning processes. This position provides developmentally appropriate care for the population that it serves which includes planning for the safe discharge and continuity of care, the ability to recognize and plan for the unique needs of all ages as well as the physically disabled, mentally ill, chronically ill and terminally ill patient.
Commitment Bonus, Relocation and Temporary Housing available!
About Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is a non-profit facility owned by the Greater Fairbanks Community Hospital Foundation. A Joint Commission-accredited facility with 152 licensed beds, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital is the primary referral center for residents of Alaska's interior with a strong patient-to-nurse ratio and Shared Leadership Infrastructure. In addition to our exceptional clinical environment, our location offers incomparable lifestyle rewards away from work. In Fairbanks, small-town living, spectacular natural beauty and endless recreation combine to create a one-of-a-kind place to live, work and play.
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital
Full Time; Days
40hr/wk 8 Hours per week
Occasional Call Coverage
Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Foundation Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.
Requires a Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. Non-temporary AK LBSW license required within 12 months of hire. Temporary LBSW license acceptable within the first year of hire. Must have knowledge of government/community agencies, resources, such as Medicare/Medicaid, long term care or other applicable resources/services. Must demonstrate effective communication skills, human relation skills and time management skills. In acute care must be able to work flexible hours and take rotation call after hours/weekends.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSBLS CertificationAdditional related education and/or experience preferred.
Foundation Health Partners is an EEO/AAP employer;qqualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
200 - 500
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