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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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

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

CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE, and/or REGISTRATIONS:

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

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