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Avera Marshall Social Worker (MSW) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

SUMMARY: The social worker is responsible to plan, organize and implement social work services to patients and families that are medically and socially complex and greater psychosocial acuity; assuring that the medically related emotional and social needs are addressed on an individual basis. The social worker will facilitate quality care/education for patients and their families.. The social worker will need skills in brief counseling to individuals and groups. Responsible to assess needs and facilitate plans with patients/families requiring intensive discharge planning. Maintain a current knowledge base of community agencies and resources to facilitate appropriate referrals. The social worker provides services in a compassionate, culturally competent and tactful manner in order to help facilitate access to and provide continuity of care and patient advocacy. Works collaboratively with other members of the multidisciplinary team.


  • Master's degree in Social Work is required from an accredited program.


Licensed as a Masters in Social Work in the State of South Dakota required.