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Social Worker Designee

Hawarden Regional Healthcare is currently accepting applications for a Social Worker Designee.

This position, unde direct supervision of the Social Worker Case Manager; will assist in assessing, coordinating, and implementing the discharge needs of the patient and assessing the physical, intellectual, emotional, social, financial, and spiritual needs of the patient and family.  Under limited supervision, acts in a lead capacity while performing a multiplicity of assignments including, but not limited to, assists with registration overflow, reviews patient charges for accuracy and entry of charges, order communication in all assigned systems, answers telephone and facilitates other communication and performs unit secretary duties in connection with compiling, preparing and maintaining patient charts and other records.  Adheres to the values and mission of Hawarden Regional Hospital in all aspects of job performance.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalent is required.
  • Two years of related work experience in a hospital, nursing home, or community organization preferred.
  • Exhibits good communication skill.  Will demonstrate effective communication with patients, their families, and staff to facilitate discharge planning.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified.
  • Dependent Adult and Child Abuse are required within six months of employment.
  • Displays knowledge of community resources, specifically: financial, health, religious, and social services.
  • Understands and accepts the possibility of exposure to environmental elements, which may affect the work place such as infectious diseases, chemicals and/or fumes, and adverse effects of inclement weather that may occur.

 

Hawarden Regional Healthcare is committed to providing a challenging, creative and positive work environment with a competitive salary and benefits package.  Hawarden Regional Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

Applications are available online or may be picked up at:

1111 11th St | Hawarden, IA 51023 | Ph: 712-551-3110 | Fax: 712-294-7234
Email: Elizabeth.Anderson001@mercyhealth.com